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Religion Editor Tom Heneghan

German Catholic Church opens labour law more to divorced and gays

May 06 2015

PARIS, Germany's Roman Catholic Church, an influential voice for reforms prompted by Pope Francis, has decided lay employees who divorce and remarry or form gay civil unions should no longer automatically lose their jobs.

Many in Muslim world want sharia as law of land - survey

Apr 30 2013

Large majorities in the Muslim world want the Islamic legal and moral code of sharia as the official law in their countries, but they disagree on what it includes and who should be subject to it, an extensive new survey says.

Many in Muslim world want sharia as law of land: survey

Apr 30 2013

Large majorities in the Muslim world want the Islamic legal and moral code of sharia as the official law in their countries, but they disagree on what it includes and who should be subject to it, an extensive new survey says.

Many in Muslim world want sharia as law of land - survey

Apr 30 2013

Large majorities in the Muslim world want the Islamic legal and moral code of sharia as the official law in their countries, but they disagree on what it includes and who should be subject to it, an extensive new survey says.

Many in Muslim world want sharia as law of land - survey

Apr 30 2013

Large majorities in the Muslim world want the Islamic legal and moral code of sharia as the official law in their countries, but they disagree on what it includes and who should be subject to it, an extensive new survey says.

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