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: Rainbows in religion
Rainbows have a played a prominent role in much religious...
Factsheet: Ramadan
Ramadan is a holy month of fasting in the Islamic...
Guide to Fasting for Ramadan
Dr Carool Kersten Basic facts Ramadan refers to the ninth...
Factsheet: The Sikh tradition
Sikhism was founded in the 15th century by Guru Nanak,...
Factsheet: Beltane
Beltane is a Pagan religious festival which marks the beginning...
Facthsheet: Bahá’í Faith UK & Worldwide
(Global) There are more than 5 million Bahá'ís around the world. The...
Death and Funeral Rituals in World Religions
 by Jennifer Uzell, University of Durham General Points The purpose...
Factsheet: Secularisation in Britain
Secularisation is the process by which religious ideas, customs 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.

Religion news 6 May 2021
G7 foreign ministers express deep concern for mainly Muslim Uyghurs...
Religion news 5 May 2021
Oxygen, medical help and food provided by UK faith group...


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