Religion news 6 May 2022

St Paul’s Cathedral will admit girl choristers for the first time in 900 years; Pope admonishes Patriarch Kirill over war in Ukraine; Apology for Lavrov’s “deeply offensive’ comments on Jews in Ukraine; Cardinal says Pope willing to pay ransom for kidnapped nun

Religion news 5 May 2022

EU proposes sanctions and travel ban on Patriarch Kirill; Global Haredi Jewish population could double in size; US Catholic News Service closes after 100 years; Global Imams and Scholars Charter to foster unity