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From TheJournal.ie Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to seek Cabinet approval for new divorce bill Divorceref

Justice Minister Charlie Flanagan to seek Cabinet approval for new divorce bill

The minister is also expected to ask Cabinet to approve the publication of the Blasphemy BIll 2019.

From TheJournal.ie Asia Bibi, the Christian woman at the centre of a long-running blasphemy row, has left Pakistan for Canada Blasphemy

Asia Bibi, the Christian woman at the centre of a long-running blasphemy row, has left Pakistan for Canada

Bibi has been widely believed to have been held in protective custody by authorities as she awaited an asylum deal in a third country.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistan rejects challenge against Asia Bibi blasphemy acquittal Asia Bibi

Pakistan rejects challenge against Asia Bibi blasphemy acquittal

Bibi was sentenced to death in 2010 in what swiftly became Pakistan’s most infamous blasphemy case.

From TheJournal.ie Justice minister to seek fast-tracking of blasphemy Bill Referendum

Justice minister to seek fast-tracking of blasphemy Bill

Almost 65% voted in favour of the 37th amendment to the Constitution in the blasphemy referendum.

From TheJournal.ie Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests? Blasphemy

Who is Asia Bibi and why has her case sparked furious protests?

There have been calls for the Pakistani woman to be offered asylum, including in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland would like to help': Irish government open to asylum application from Asia Bibi Blasphemy

'Ireland would like to help': Irish government open to asylum application from Asia Bibi

The justice minister and Tánaiste said Ireland would like to help.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Ireland should, as a matter of urgency, offer asylum to Asia Bibi' Blasphemy

Opinion: 'Ireland should, as a matter of urgency, offer asylum to Asia Bibi'

If the referendum was not just about a pointless change, the government should demonstrate its commitment to freedom, equality and modernity by offering Asia Bibi and her family asylum and safety here, writes Paddy Manning.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail Asia Bibi

Pakistani Christian woman who was sentenced to death for blasphemy, freed from jail

The country’s highest court last week overturned Bibi’s conviction and ordered her release

From TheJournal.ie 'I can't believe it': Woman released as Pakistan Supreme Court overrules death row blasphemy conviction Asia Bibi

'I can't believe it': Woman released as Pakistan Supreme Court overrules death row blasphemy conviction

Blasphemy is an incendiary charge in Pakistan, where even unproven allegations of insulting Islam can lead to violence

From TheJournal.ie Blasphemy vote 'a significant milestone for Ireland becoming a more modern society' Yes

Blasphemy vote 'a significant milestone for Ireland becoming a more modern society'

A final result on the blasphemy referendum may not be announced until tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie 'A new, tolerant, liberal Ireland': World media reacts to blasphemy vote World Media

'A new, tolerant, liberal Ireland': World media reacts to blasphemy vote

The Irish Times exit poll has it passing by 69% to 31% while the RTÉ exit poll has it passing by 71% to 29%.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you happy with the results of the exit polls? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you happy with the results of the exit polls?

Michael D Higgins is on course to be re-elected president.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you plan to vote today? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you plan to vote today?

Polling stations will remain open until 10pm.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: How will you vote in the blasphemy referendum? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: How will you vote in the blasphemy referendum?

Friday is Presidential election day, but there’s also a referendum on blasphemy.

From TheJournal.ie Early morning DART passengers none too plussed about blasphemy change The Other Campaign

Early morning DART passengers none too plussed about blasphemy change

Minister Charlie Flanagan and his Fine Gael colleagues were up early in the morning to stake out Tara St.

From TheJournal.ie Today is your final chance to register to vote in the presidential election and blasphemy referendum Quick Quick Quick
From TheJournal.ie A significant number of people don't know how they're going to vote in the blasphemy referendum Opinion Poll

A significant number of people don't know how they're going to vote in the blasphemy referendum

54% said they will vote to remove the offence of blasphemy from the Constitution.

From TheJournal.ie Explainer: What is the upcoming blasphemy referendum about? 37th Amendment

Explainer: What is the upcoming blasphemy referendum about?

Nearly one in three voters are unsure how they’ll vote in the referendum on 26 October.

From TheJournal.ie Blasphemy Bill passes through Oireachtas ahead of referendum next month Constitution

Blasphemy Bill passes through Oireachtas ahead of referendum next month

Charlie Flanagan said the reference to blasphemy in the Constitution incorrectly identifies Ireland “as a country that does not value freedom of expression”.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach says 'women in the home' reference in the Constitution is 'sexist, anachronistic language' Referendum

Taoiseach says 'women in the home' reference in the Constitution is 'sexist, anachronistic language'

Varadkar said it is time to separate the idea that women are inherently linked to caring and family roles.

From TheJournal.ie Referendum on 'women's life within the home' to be held in October Constitution

Referendum on 'women's life within the home' to be held in October

it’s intended that the referendum would be held in conjunction with the removal of the blasphemy offence from the Constitution.

From TheJournal.ie Government approves plan to hold blasphemy referendum in October Green Light

Government approves plan to hold blasphemy referendum in October

A referendum on the role of women in the home will also be held in October.

From TheJournal.ie Stephen Fry says he was 'enchanted' to be caught up in blasphemy row The Meaning Of Life This post contains videos

Stephen Fry says he was 'enchanted' to be caught up in blasphemy row

He described our “unworkable” blasphemy legislation as “a wonderfully Irish solution”.

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 'Debating religious ideas isn't inciting to hatred' Blasphemy

Opinion: 'Debating religious ideas isn't inciting to hatred'

Introducing a blasphemy law in the 21st century has damaged our reputation internationally, writes Selina Campbell.

From TheJournal.ie 'Irish blasphemy laws are a mild inconvenience. In other parts of the world, they're a matter of life or death' Opinion

'Irish blasphemy laws are a mild inconvenience. In other parts of the world, they're a matter of life or death'

As Vice-President responsible for the European Parliament’s dialogue with churches, religions and non-confessional organisations, I am increasingly being called upon to work on the crucial issue of freedom of religion or belief, writes Mairead McGuinness.

From TheJournal.ie You'll be voting in quite a few referendums over the next two years Cast Your Vote This post contains a poll

You'll be voting in quite a few referendums over the next two years

The Taoiseach has outlined his referendum plans for the next two years

From TheJournal.ie 'The joke is actually on us': Dáil to decide on bill to abolish blasphemy as a crime Private Members' Bill

'The joke is actually on us': Dáil to decide on bill to abolish blasphemy as a crime

The Social Democrats have brought proposals, citing the recent example of the complaint made against Stephen Fry.

From TheJournal.ie 'Let the public decide': What's happening with all these referendums promised by government? Referenda

'Let the public decide': What's happening with all these referendums promised by government?

Referendums on “women’s place in the home” and “blasphemy” were included in the Programme for Government.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand wants to scrap its blasphemy laws after Ireland's Stephen Fry probe The Meaning Of Life

New Zealand wants to scrap its blasphemy laws after Ireland's Stephen Fry probe

“I didn’t think we had it, I thought it had gone,” New Zealand’s Catholic leader Bill English said about its own law.

From TheJournal.ie Most people would vote to remove the offence of blasphemy from the Constitution Careful Now

Most people would vote to remove the offence of blasphemy from the Constitution

A Claire Byrne Live poll found that 52% of people believe there should be a referendum on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie 'If there was a creator of the universe, it wouldn't need its feelings protected by Dermot Ahern' Opinion

'If there was a creator of the universe, it wouldn't need its feelings protected by Dermot Ahern'

Until the X Case happened, most people believed that the State would never seek an injunction to prevent a raped teenager from leaving the country, writes Michael Nugent.

From TheJournal.ie 'That f**king thing': Tommy Tiernan receives complaint over 'blasphemous' comment FOR GOD'S SAKE

'That f**king thing': Tommy Tiernan receives complaint over 'blasphemous' comment

Tiernan made a joke about the Eucharist prompting one man to complain to the broadcasting watchdog.

From TheJournal.ie A date for the blasphemy referendum still hasn't been decided on Well Holy God

A date for the blasphemy referendum still hasn't been decided on

Preliminary consultations and preparatory work have been undertaken on the issue.

From TheJournal.ie 15-year-old boy cuts off his own hand after being accused of blasphemy Pakistan

15-year-old boy cuts off his own hand after being accused of blasphemy

A local cleric has been arrested.

From TheJournal.ie The Government has a LOT of referendums to get through over the next few years Go To The Polls

The Government has a LOT of referendums to get through over the next few years

Anyone excited for the Unified Patent Court vote?

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Should the referendum on blasphemy be fast-tracked? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Should the referendum on blasphemy be fast-tracked?

People are talking about Ireland’s blasphemy laws in the wake of the French terror attacks. Do you think the vote should be brought forward?

From TheJournal.ie Muslim scholar could seek legal advice if Irish media republish Mohammed cartoon Charlie Hebdo

Muslim scholar could seek legal advice if Irish media republish Mohammed cartoon

Dr Ali Selim urged the media not to republish the cartoon.

From TheJournal.ie Removal of the Dáil prayer would be "out of step with modern practice" Blasphemy

Removal of the Dáil prayer would be "out of step with modern practice"

Independent TD Mattie McGrath has defended the practice after criticism from Deputy Clare Daly that it is “offensive”.