Maman Poulet | Clucking away crookedly through media, politics and life

Entries Tagged as 'Religion'

European Commission tells UK to change Equality Law

November 22nd, 2009 · 4 Comments · Equality, Religion

According to today’s Observer, the European Commission has told the UK¬†Government that it must change a new Equality Law as the exemption proposed for Religious bodies contravenes ‘an EU directive prohibiting discrimination on the grounds of a person’s sexual orientation.’ The law allowed religious groups to discriminate against gay employees “so as to avoid conflicting […]

Share

[Read more »]

Tags:······

The Tweeting Bishop and the Minister of Education

October 21st, 2009 · 4 Comments · Irish Politics

There is a nasty little spat underway between the Church of Ireland and the Department of Education over the funding of Protestant schools. Dr. John Neill, the Bishop of Dublin and Glendalough, has spoken last night about how Protestant schools will be forced out of business due to last years education cuts.¬† He asserts the […]

Share

[Read more »]

Tags:······