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Abolishing religion wouldn’t make us more moral

Religious violence tends to attract more attention than religious altruism

By Tina Beattie  
Christian worshippers attend the Sunday mass in the Ethiopian Orthodox church in the centre of the refugee camp in Calais, also known as the

Christian worshippers attend the Sunday mass in the Ethiopian Orthodox church in the centre of the refugee camp in Calais, also known as the "New Jungle". PA

Does religion do more harm than good? That’s the question being posed at the British Academy’s debate on faith in Newcastle on 16th February. The question needs unpacking. As it stands, it’s impossible to answer.

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