Anna Averkiou

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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

Religion news 11 August 2021

Rise in candidates for Religious Studies A level renews demand for more resources; “Anna chaplains” meeting the needs of older people in church and beyond; Psalm 23 garden at Chelsea Flower Show aims to restore souls

Religion news 10 August 2021

Christian groups call for urgent action after latest climate change report; Italian postal workers intercept letter containing bullets to the Pope; Rwandan immigrant suspected of killing French priest who sheltered him

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