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Chaplains can help fight against Muslim extremism, says Shahid Malik
by Martin Beckford
Chaplains in universities, prisons and hospitals are an important weapon in the battle against Muslim extremism, according to a Government minister.
Shahid Malik, a junior communities minister, said staff who provide spiritual care can help guide those who have a "distorted view of religion or society".
It comes amid growing concern about the ability of radical preachers and terrorists to infiltrate public institutions in Britain.
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