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 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”

Need a commentator?

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: Death and funerals in world religions
Historically, religious funerals mostly aimed to help the deceased in...
Factsheet: Haredi Jews
By Lianne Kolirin Who are Haredi Jews?  Strictly Orthodox Jews...
Factsheet: Bahá’í Faith UK & Worldwide
There are more than 5 million Bahá’ís around the world, and...
Factsheet: Islam
Islam is one of the world’s largest faiths, with an...
Factsheet: Hillsong Church
Hillsong Church is an Australian Evangelical “mega church” with branches...
Factsheet: New Religious Movements
New Religious Movements is an academic term which encompasses many...
Factsheet: Jehovah’s Witnesses
Jehovah’s Witnesses are the followers of a Christian-based religion perhaps...
Factsheet: Sexuality and the Church of England
The Church of England is in the midst of a...

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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 25 January 2022
Catholic bishops appeal to leaders to refrain from war; Calls...
Religion news 24 January 2022
Calls for Islamophobia investigation after Conservative MP sacked with “Muslimness...


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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.