Religion News 1 May

Locked down and locked in poverty The annual report of Christians Against Poverty has outlined the plight of “families in  inescapable destitution, households locked in poverty, and children growing up in desolate homes”. It says the coronavirus pandemic means families struggling financially struggling risk being pushed over the edge. The charity offers face-to-face debt management […]

Some churches will reopen soon, but keep your distance and no hymn-singing

By Tim Wyatt, 30 April 2020 Boris Johnson has pledged to unveil the government’s plan to begin to relax the lockdown. He told the daily press conference that details would be published next week. Although the prime minister gave no specifics, attention is now turning to how places of worship could be reopened. The conversation […]