Buddhism revealed as fastest-growing religion in Scottish jails

Buddhism revealed as fastest-growing religion in Scottish jails
 

Buddhism is one of the fastest-growing religions in Scottish jails, the Record can reveal.
Figures show there are more than 20 practicing Buddhists in our prisons.
A Freedom of Information request has revealed 22 inmates registered their ­religion as Buddhism in the past three years.
Prison chiefs were unable to say where these inmates were or how many professed their Buddhist faith before 2014 – but the figure is believed to be a significant increase on past years.
The news comes as Buddhism was revealed as the fastest-growing religion in England’s jails, with numbers rising eightfold in... read more

 
9 October 2017 in Regional, Views: 63
Source: Daily Record
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