Religion news 1 April

Justin Welby on the cancel culture, Batley school and that wedding; Easter services in person and online; Deep concern at report saying there is no institutional racism in Britain

Hydesville Day: the creation of modern Spiritualism

Hydesville Day on 31 March is the official day for the international recognition of Spiritualism, the date in 1848 when two sisters heard strange rappings, thought to be communications “from the other side”.

Harry and Meghan were married on Saturday 19 May 2018 — official

The Archbishop of Canterbury has confirmed that he did not marry Harry and Meghan three days before their wedding. “I signed the wedding certificate, which is a legal document, and I would have committed a serious criminal offence if I signed it knowing it was false.”

Religion news 31 March

> US religious membership falls below 50 per cent > Bishop says BBC relegating religion to God slot > No British Jewish covid deaths for first time in a year US religious membership falls below 50 per cent for first time The Religion News Service reports that for the first time since the late 1930s, […]