‘Right-wing evangelicals’ blamed for delay in banning conversion therapy

By Lianne Kolirin A Christian gay rights campaigner has blamed right-wing evangelicals for the government dragging its heels over banning conversion therapy.  Jayne Ozanne, who quit the government’s LGBT+ advisory panel last week, has long campaigned for a ban on conversion therapy — treatment aimed at changing a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity. She […]

Manika, a devotional Sikh singer, wants to bring light to lockdown

By Minreet Kaur Manika Kaur, a devotional singer-songwriter who has dedicated her life to Sikhism, releases her fourth album next month. Ek, meaning oneness, was recorded when she was expecting twins. “In this album, I explore different experiences from my life,” she says. “My strong beliefs, womanhood, love of family and a world without egos.” […]

Religion news 17 March

> Archbishop says build communities > Dead Sea scrolls found > St Patrick top facts Dear England – build communities The Archbishop of York, Stephen Cottrell, has explained the importance of community in the idea of God and the way Christians live their lives. He told a Religion Media Centre online briefing that being a […]