Law and religion round-up – 2nd April

“All the news that’s fit to print” (some of it daft)…

… and this week it’s been difficult to distinguish between real and spoof news, from both Church and State. However, of the various April Fool posts, a favourite is from the Comms Team at the Diocese of York which started: “The Church of England has distanced itself this morning from a newly-launched auction website offering redundant church furnishings – and a church – to online bidders…”

More on mandatory reporting of child sexual abuse

Writing about the final report by the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse (IICSA) in today’s Mail on Sunday, Home Secretary Suella Braverman has committed the Government to introducing mandatory reporting of child sexual abuse in England in unequivocal terms: Continue reading