Anna Averkiou

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Religion news 30 January 2024

Archbishop of Canterbury says Rwanda bill damages the UK’s reputation; UK government wrong to halt UNRWA funding – Christian Aid; Christian singer clashes with police over street performances on London’s Oxford Street

Religion news 25 January 2024

Michael Gove “minded to” withdraw government funding from the Interfaith Network; Urgent action needed to save UK’s church buildings; Holocaust Memorial Day ceremony in London

Religion news 1 December 2023

COP28 Faith Pavilion opens its doors today; Climate change protesters interrupt BBC evensong broadcast; Wembley stadium FA event on Christianity and football; BBC Christmas religious programming revealed

Religion news 22 September 2021

Climate Trust pastor condemns M25 protests urging Christians to take less disruptive approach; Hillsong founder steps down from board as fresh abuse allegations emerge; First Humanist presenter on BBC Northern Ireland’s Thought for the Day; Psalm 23 garden wins Chelsea Flower Show gold medal

Religion news 17 September 2021

Call for new Education Secretary to safeguard the future of RE; Four arrested in foiled Yom Kippur synagogue attack; Queensland passes assisted dying law; Melanesia islands, threatened by rising sea levels, spotlighted in Devon pilgrimage

Religion news 20 August 2021

Beth Din agrees no role for rabbis over ‘coercive control’; Gallery changes its mind over removing ‘one-sided’ anti-Israel line from exhibit; Pope Francis gets a new foosball table

Religion news 19 August 2021

Archbishop says UK refugee offer should reflect moral obligation not numbers; UK must ‘open safe and legal routes for those fearing persecution’ in Afghanistan; England’s cathedrals £235 million contribution to local economies badly affected by Covid-19 pandemic

Religion news 18 August 2021

Taliban promise peace and women’s rights under Islam; Faith-based NGOs continue to appeal for funds for Haiti; Welsh synagogue’s missing stained glass windows turn up in award-winning garden shed  

Religion news 17 August 2021

Faith leaders and organisations warn of impending catastrophe in Afghanistan; Plymouth victims remembered in minute’s silence; Gallery removes ‘dangerously one-sided’ anti-Israel statement from exhibit