Religion Media Centre
An independent, impartial body helping
journalists and other media professionals
cover world religion and beliefs
Event: Creating Connections
Join us at our next free event in November
where we will explore the way religion and worldviews
are interwoven into the life of various UK cities
Religion Media Centre
We provide accurate, timely and relevant
information to the media, enabling
the public to be better informed
Religion Media Centre
We aim to improve religious literacy
among journalists, media professionals
and the wider public
Religion Media Centre
Our online briefings help journalists discover
more about stories in the news, finding
new angles and helpful contacts
Exploring Belief
Our annual religion media festival “Exploring Belief”
includes panel discussions, training sessions and
a presentation from a keynote speaker.

Experienced journalists provide insight and analysis on current religion and belief stories, alongside a daily morning news bulletin.

Factsheets explain the background of current religious and belief stories, covering festivals, timelines and suggestions for experts

Our network includes trustees, advisers, our team of journalists, media professionals, academics, faith leaders and supporters

Weekly online briefings to get behind the headlines, educational lectures and our annual festival “Exploring Belief”

Event: Creating Connections between Religion and the Media
The Religion Media Centre launches a project to enhance religious literacy and understanding in a landscape often fraught with misconceptions and assumptions on both sides. "Creating Connections, where Religion meets the Media”, will be held in five cities, bringing together religious groups and journalists.

21 October 2021

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We can put you in touch with a range of commentators including academics, faith leaders and specialists, who can give advice
and help explain stories about religion and belief.


Factsheet: Islam in Britain
There are at least 3.3m Muslims living in the UK,...
Factsheet: QAnon
The QAnon phenomenon started with anonymous posts that a global...
Factsheet: Conversion therapy
What is conversion therapy, and why is it so controversial?...
Factsheet: Antisemitism
Antisemitism is prejudice against Jews based on race, nationality, religion...
Factsheet: Secularisation in Britain
Secularisation is the process by which religious ideas, customs and...
Factsheet: Assisted suicide
While most religious groups have historically opposed the legalisation of...
Factsheet: Samhain
Samhain is a pagan festival celebrated around the same time...
Factsheet: Glossary of Church of England terms
Key words, titles and explanations to understand the C of...

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A round-up of stories about religion and belief from the UK and around the world, including links to original sources and news reports. You can have these sent straight to your inbox every weekday by signing up here.

Religion news 21 October 2021
Faith leaders join forces to oppose assisted dying bill; Pope...
Religion news 20 October 2021
Church bells ringing out next weekend to save the planet;...


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Our courses aim to fill knowledge gaps and promote a greater
understanding of the challenges when reporting religion and belief.