Religion Media Centre
An independent, impartial body helping journalists and other media professionals cover world religion and beliefs
Religion Media Centre
We provide accurate, timely and relevantinformation to the media, enablingthe public to be better informed
Religion Media Centre
We aim to improve religious literacyamong journalists, media professionals and the wider public
Religion Media Centre
Our online briefings help journalists discovermore about stories in the news, findingnew angles and helpful contacts
Exploring Belief
Our annual religion media festival “Exploring Belief”includes panel discussions, training sessions anda 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”

Religion Media Centre Podcast

The only podcast to sit firmly in the space where religion and the media collide. We ease that relationship, strengthen links that already exist, and be part of building new ones through chat, reflection, and comment, with a panel of regular contributors of journalists, broadcasters, writers, comedians, and experts.


Factsheet: Secularisation in Britain
Secularisation is the process by which religious ideas, customs and...
Factsheet: Quakers
Quakers are a small Christian-derived religious community, focused on non-hierarchical,...
Factsheet: Rainbows in religion
Rainbows have a played a prominent role in much religious...
Factsheet: Islam in Britain
There are at least 3.3m Muslims living in the UK,...
Factsheet: The Sikh tradition
Sikhism was founded in the 15th century by Guru Nanak,...
Factsheet: Hinduism
Hinduism, whose adherents make up 15% of the global population,...
Factsheet: Paganism
Summarising Paganism is highly challenging as there is enormous variety...
Factsheet: Bahá’í Faith UK & Worldwide
There are more than 5 million Bahá’ís around the world, and...

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Morning News Bulletin

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 12 August 2022
Rabbi warns of cost of living impact on Jewish communities;...
Religion news 11 August 2022
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Our Contributors

Get to know our team of experienced journalists who work with our network of reputable commentators, providing insight and analysis on current religion and belief stories, updated every day.


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