Appointment of Trevor Phillips under fire

Trevor Phillips

By Lianne Kolirin Leading British Muslims have criticised the selection of Trevor Phillips to advise an inquiry into why so many coronavirus victims come from black, Asian and minority ethnic (BAME) backgrounds. Public Health England has asked Mr Phillips, the former chairman of the Equalities and Human Rights Commission, to “provide expert support” on why […]

Let us pray . . and here’s the number to call

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By Lianne Kolirin The coronavirus has shut all Britain’s places of worship and their doors remain closed to all who pray. It’s time to use your phone. The Church of England has launched a dial-a-prayer service. The national phoneline, named Daily Hope, offers music, prayers and reflections as well as full worship services from the […]

Today, children, assembly will by taken by . . . the Archbishop

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By Lianne Kolirin Schoolchildren stuck at home during lockdown will be invited to join a special assembly on Thursday held by the Archbishop of Canterbury. The Most Rev Justin Welby will livestream a message of hope during the inaugural assembly for the Oak National Academy, an online “school” that launched last week as a resource […]