Anna Averkiou

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Religion news 21 July 2021

Muslims mark Eid al-Adha in pandemic’s shadow; Top US Catholic leader resigns amid allegations of improper behaviour; Facebook to promote Holocaust education in 12 languages; String of resignations over abuse at US mega church

Religion news 20 July 2021

Labour set to expel hundreds who deny extent of antisemitism in party; Theos thinktank calls for end to unpaid overtime; Hajj pilgrims wear smart bracelets to combat Covid-19

Religion news 16 July 2021

EU ruling says companies can ban employees wearing religious symbols; May was record ‘month of hate’ against the Jewish Community; COVID-19 takes toll on Catholic clergy in hard-hit countries

Religion news 13 July 2021

Christian and Jewish Leaders condemn racism following Euro 2020 final; MPs have opportunity to restore international aid budget; Church to issue apology over expulsion of Jews from medieval England; Bosnia commemorates 26th anniversary of Srebrenica massacre

Religion news 9 July 2021

Chief Rabbi steps in as rabbinical courts accused of siding with domestic abusers; General Synod seeks younger and more diverse members; England win Euros semi-final, with the help of Bishops and Maltesers

Religion news 6 July 2021

Service of thanksgiving as the Queen awards the NHS the George Cross; Attack on Jewish man in London prompts calls for crisis antsemitism talks; Religious leaders wish the Pope a swift recovery

Religion news 22 June 2021

Justin Welby sells the Big Issue; UN says Catholic Church must do more to stop abuse; Legal age to marry set to be raised to 18; Live TV feed of Stonehenge Summer Solstice cut due to safety concerns

Religion news 18 June 2021

Ofsted downgrades Jewish Free School ‘inadequate’; Supreme court sides with Catholic agency in foster care dispute over same-sex couples; Congregation uses hands to ‘sing’ worship

Religion news 15 June 2021

Bishop of London welcomes lifting of wedding restrictions; MPs scathing of BBC report on rehiring Martin Bashir; Police investigate desecration of Quran at Lancashire School; “Thou shalt not bribe” Rio de Janeiro’s Christ the Redeemer