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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