Guide to Churches, Statues and Memorials

Church leaders are wrestling with one of the most sensitive issues to have emerged from the recent anti-racism demonstrations – how to handle controversial statues and memorials in their churches and cathedrals. Black Lives Matter campaigners have been calling for the toppling of a number of statues of prominent historical figures linked to the slave […]

Pilgrims Prepare for their Virtual Journey

By Catherine Pepinster, 17 June 2020 They were the origins of holidays and the way that religions went on the move. Now in the time of coronavirus lockdown, pilgrimages are being reinvented as virtual experiences. An experience that would once have involved sandals, a staff and a pilgrim’s badge, now requires 21st-century equipment such as […]