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: Druids
Druidry is a contemporary movement which takes inspiration from the...
Factsheet: Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham is the son of world-famous American evangelist Billy...
Factsheet: Glossary of Jewish terms
Jewish religious practice and culture contains a wide variety of...
Guide to Women and Islam
By Remona Aly, journalist and broadcaster WHAT THE KORAN SAYS...
Islam and LGBT
by Dr Abdul-Rahman Mustafa School heads in Birmingham have been...
Guide to Christian Festivals
Alongside Britain’s traditional music festivals, gatherings with an unapologetically Christian...
Factsheet: The non-religious
The nonreligious are people who identify as not having any...
Factsheet: the Methodist Church
Background, history, beliefs, organisation of the Methodists, Britain’s fourth largest...

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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 22 June 2021
Justin Welby sells the Big Issue; UN says Catholic Church...
Religion news 21 June 2021
US Catholic bishops hatch plan to deny President Biden communion;...


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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.