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Religion news 6 May 2021

May 5, 2021

G7 foreign ministers express deep concern for mainly Muslim Uyghurs in China; Muslim leaders insist Covid-19 vaccines do not break the fast in Ramadan; Westward Ho ‘Authentic Burgers’ has the divine seal of blessing
Religion news 5 May 2021

May 4, 2021

Oxygen, medical help and food provided by UK faith group appeals for India; Batley school cartoon row has sent “damaging message” on critical thinking; Millions of children and teachers learn mindfulness at school in the USA
Religion news 4 May 2021

May 3, 2021

British man among 45 crushed at a religious festival in Israel; 80 per cent of churches involved in feeding the nation; Some British mosques 'not allowing women to pray' during Ramadan; Facebook promotes group prayer requests
British Islam — and how it differs from Islam in Macron’s France

May 3, 2021

The new generation of British-born Muslims needs leadership so that they feel no conflict of loyalty between nation and faith. The call came during 'What is British Islam — and What is French Islam?', panel discussion at the Religion Media Festival 2021.
45 dead in stampede at a religious festival in Israel

April 30, 2021

Forty five people have died in a stampede at Mount Meron in Israel, where they had gathered for Lag BaOmer, a festival important for ultra-Orthodox Jews.
‘We were given conversion therapy … and this is why it must be banned’

April 29, 2021

Pressure is growing on Boris Johnson to bring forward a ban on conversion therapy, interventions based on the belief that a person’s sexual orientation or gender identity can and should be changed.

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