The rising popularity of Easter plays

Comment on the rising popularity in the UK of Easter passion plays, dramatizing the last week of Jesus’ life. Involving volunteers and professionals, the number of plays in towns and cities has grown from 10 to 80 in the past 10 years. Alex Stewart-Clark, a trustee of the Passion Trust, which helps towns and cities […]

Faith leaders react to burial ruling

Judicial review starts on 27 March 2018 into the decision of the senior North London Coroner to end the prioritisation of the release of bodies for burial. Faith leaders and commentators respond to the five month dispute: Rabbi Asher Gratt from the Adath Yisroel Burial Society, which brought the judicial review proceedings: The coroner’s decision […]

Factsheet: Bahá’í Faith UK & Worldwide

(Global) There are more than 5 million Bahá’ís around the world. The Bahá’í Faith is established in virtually every country and in many dependent territories and overseas departments of countries. Bahá’ís live in some 100,000 localities around the globe. About 2,100 indigenous tribes, races, and ethnic groups are represented in the Bahá’í community. The Encyclopedia Britannica Yearbook has listed the Bahá’í Faith as […]