Catholic voters in America have been evenly split between Donald Trump and Joe Biden and despite the election and insurrection on Capitol Hill , positions remain entrenched.
Rabbi Alex Goldberg has won an equality, diversity and inclusion award from Surrey university for his work in the chaplaincy, which includes seven world faiths, alongside other beliefs and spiritual practices.
Charismatic pastors who prophesied that Trump would win the election have been abused, threatened and received death threats after apologising for their error.
The coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns could see increasing numbers of more nominal religious believers abandon their faith, as they lose the habit of worship.
Pope Francis has announced that women will play more of a role in mass, a move which seems like a small step, but symbolically it is very significant.
Faith organisations are calling for an extension of the £20 benefits uplift for people struggling financially; and they warn that volunteers offering food and essential services are exhausted as need multiplies.
Out of the bunker: God loves LBGTQ+ people equally says faith coalition, as it urges action on ‘conversion therapy’
A coalition of world faith leaders have signed a declaration affirming their conviction that LGBTQ+ people are loved by God equally. They are calling for a ban on conversion therapy and an end to the criminalisation of LGBTQ+ people.