Philosophy and Religion News Digest 2nd March 2015

Here’s this week’s news digest. Some great stories – fascinated by the Buddhist meditation mummy (I had a chance to quiz a Buddhist monk about this earlier today, in fact!). Enjoy.

Hugh Grant: This victory for free speech exposes newspaper bosses and Tory ministers as its enemy

Drone warfare: life on the new frontline

 

Iranian woman wins rights award for hijab campaign

 

Church jobs paying less than living wage is embarrassing, says Justin Welby

 

The Syria-bound schoolgirls aren’t jihadi devil-women, they’re vulnerable children

 

Homeless man to be buried inside the Vatican for the first time in Holy See history

Thousands sacrifice their privacy to help DNA study

 

Mummified monk revealed inside 1,000-year-old Buddha statue

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