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Religion news 21 October 2021

October 21, 2021

Faith leaders join forces to oppose assisted dying bill; Pope Francis appeal for a fair and just society goes viral; Rise in antisemitic hate crime proves need for tighter online regulation
Religion news 20 October 2021

October 20, 2021

Church bells ringing out next weekend to save the planet; Catholic bishop joins calls for priests delivering last rites to be viewed as an emergency service; New CofE general synod will “block any major change in same sex blessings”; sader sword found off the cost of Haifa after 1000 years
Religion news 19 October 2021

October 18, 2021

Sir David Amess lit the light of public service which must shine more brightly now; Call for national police guidelines over administering the last rites; Grand Mosque in Mecca removes social distancing as prayers return to normal
Religion news 18 October 2021

October 17, 2021

Sir David Amess  – the man who wore his faith in his heart; Seventeen US missionaries kidnapped in Haiti; Tai Chi classed as a religion in Quebec; 400 umbrellas displayed in a church as a symbol of miscarriage trauma
Religion news 15 October 2021

October 15, 2021

Local journalists reflecting the voices of religion in Leeds; Bishop Michael Nazir Ali converts to Catholicism; Religiously motivated hate crime figures down by 18 per cent; Ambitious documentary of Guru Nanak’s travels
Religion news 14 October 2021

October 14, 2021

Kemi Badenoch MP becomes new faith minister; Defenders of cherished parish churches slam attempts to steamroll closures; Pope John Paul I passes all tests to become a saint; Facebook removes 15 times more antisemitic hate speech than five years ago

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