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Living in Love and Faith: the backlash

Two bishops have condemned as “harmful” a video by “Christian Concern” in which LGBTQ+ Christians were mocked for telling their stories and homosexuality was described as evil and wickedness.

Religion news 26 November

Furious response to international aid budget cut; Bishops condemn film which insulted LGBTQ+ Christians; Foreign Office turns red to remember persecuted Christians; Maradona finds comfort in the hands of God

Religion news 25 November

Five days of Christmas secured – of sorts; Appeal for carol singing to be allowed; Faith leaders’ outcry at government intention to reduce international aid budget; Cathedrals become charities

Religion news 24 November

Public worship in England resumes after 2 December; Church of England faced down eight crises in one year – now another threatens to blow it apart; US Basketball players meet the Pope to discuss racial injustice

Religion news 23 November

Rabbi warns against relaxing lockdown rules: “It is not religious to give someone Covid for Christmas”; Rigpa Fellowship “mismanagement and misconduct”; Is a government faith engagement department on the cards?