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: Russia and the Orthodox church
The history, facts and stats explaining the Russian Orthodox Church’s...
Factsheet: Hinduism in the UK
There are today more than 800,000 Hindus in Britain, making...
Factsheet: The Church of England
The Church of England is England’s national “established” Christian denomination....
Factsheet: Secularisation in Britain
Secularisation is the process by which religious ideas, customs and...
Factsheet: Blasphemy
Blasphemy – offending against or insulting God or other religious...
Factsheet: Buddhism
Buddhism is followed by approximately 535 million people worldwide and...
Factsheet: Martyn Percy and Christ Church Oxford
Martyn Percy is the Dean of Christ Church, Oxford, and...
Factsheet: Franklin Graham
Franklin Graham is the son of world-famous American evangelist Billy...

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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 28 June 2022
Hajj pilgrims anger over chaotic booking process; Non-religion doubles in...
Religion news 27 June 2022
US abortion decision fuelled by political “pro-life religion”; 70 religious...


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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.