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Religion is more than this, say peers

by Simon Sarmiento

THE Archbishop of York and the Bishop of Chester, Dr Peter Forster, both gave qualified support to the Equality Bill when it received its Second Reading in the House of Lords on the Tuesday before the Christmas recess.

Several other peers joined the bishops in criticising the definition of the “purposes of organised religion” (News, 11 December). Dr Sentamu said that it would mean that “churches and other religious ...

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