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Religion news 16 November 2021

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Factsheet: Roman Catholicism

The Catholic Church is the largest Christian Church and religious domination in the world. It is the oldest continuously existing institution, with 1.2 billion people baptised into the faith.

Factsheet: Assisted suicide

While most religious groups have historically opposed the legalisation of assisted suicide, there is a growing movement of people arguing for its introduction on the grounds of faith.

Factsheet: Islam in Britain

There are at least 3.3m Muslims living in the UK, and British Islam is home to a wide variety of traditions, streams, and denominations, many informed by the places where Muslim communities initially emigrated from