Today's cartoon by Paul Thomas from the Daily Express relates to news that a Christian woman who was forced out of her British Airways job for wearing a white gold cross has won a landmark legal battle at the European Court of Human Rights. The ruling means that private companies will have to reconsider how they treat their employees' rights to express their religious beliefs in the workplace. Full story >>
In the cartoon, an airline captain is shown addressing the passengers over the intercom. He is dressed in a bishop's robes and mitre, and holding a crosier (a staff shaped like a shepherd's crook). His co-pilot looks rather disconcerted. Mac has a very similar cartoon featuring a flight attendant in the Daily Mail.