Lichfield Cathedral opens doors as vaccination clinic; Lockdown could see people abandon habit of worship; Sikh Council warns of sharp drop in gurdwaras’ income; American pastor receives death threats for acknowledging Trump’s defeat
Raw response to Trump’s impeachment; Imams urge Muslims to take the Covid-19 vaccine; Size and quality of food parcels for hungry children condemned by Bishop; Dean of Christ Church Oxford faces
The brutal facts of Roman Catholic mother and baby homes in Ireland; Christian persecution made worse by pandemic; Foreign Secretary says China’s treatment of Uyghurs is horrific; Places of worship choose to close
Pope says women can legally serve at the altar in Roman Catholic church; Religious leaders urge people to be vaccinated; The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints features in the events on Capitol Hill
Muslim doctors say Covid-19 still has disproportionate impact on ethnic minorities; Places of worship close voluntarily; Faith leaders condemn the Capitol Hill insurrection; United Nations Green named outside Westminster Central Hall
Washington insurrection unholy amalgamation of white supremacy and Christianity; American Jewish leaders highlight rioters’ antisemitism; Covid-19 claims more lives as churches decide to close
Financial losses from Covid-19 changing religious landscape of England; Faith leaders cautious as public worship is allowed; Plea to keep Christmas decorations up until 2 February; gender inclusivity – Amen or Awoman?
Surprise at decision to keep places of worship open in England; Baptist pastor from Martin Luther King’s church seeks Georgia senate seat; Orthodox church in Greece will defy government to open for Epiphany
Stories to watch in 2021 include the impact of Covid-19 on finance and faith; a new “faith commissioner”; arguments over sexuality; a man of faith in the White House; plus a roundup of stories you may have missed stories you may have missed.
Christmas church services; Cof E appoints BAME diocesan bishop; 344 schoolboys kidnapped by Boko Haram in Nigeria have been released; Europe upholds ban on kosher and halal slaughter; Cardinal: Trump is a Barbarian, but he is our barbarian