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Religion news 23 April

April 22, 2021

Pope says urgent action needed to save the planet; Church Commissioners opt out of net zero by 2030 deadline; House of Commons says action against Uyghur Muslims is genocide; Algerian professor and Sufi expert jailed for offending Islam
Religion news 22 April

April 22, 2021

Church of England must act now to end racism or people will leave; British Jewish community “can do better” on race and prejudice; Ban on gay conversion therapy in Northern Ireland includes prayer; American faith leaders hope George Floyd verdict will boost racial justice campaigns
Religion news 21 April

April 21, 2021

George Floyd murder verdict welcomed with prayers; European super league plan leads to antisemitic abuse; Confidentiality agreements silencing church critics must end; Richard Dawkins stripped of humanist award; Rabbi's “Scubi Jew” plan to clean up the oceans
Religion news 20 April

April 19, 2021

Church of England "paid off" people complaining of racism; Ireland makes church attendance a criminal offence; Online religion seen negatively by young people; TikTok Sunny shines a light on his Sikh faith
Religion news 19 April

April 18, 2021

Open letter of protest at cuts to Chester Theology and Religious Studies dept; Memorial services and prayers for Prince Philip; TikTok fame for berating evangelicalism
Religion news 16 April

April 16, 2021

Ukrainian churches appeal for peace; Church bells toll for the Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral; French advised to leave Pakistan in row over cartoon; Alpacas maintain church graveyard in Leeds

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