Swedish professor David Thurfjell says the woods, the lakes, and the mountains of Sweden have come to replace churches as the source of spiritual refreshment
Priests in Queensland told to ignore secrecy of confessional in child sex abuses cases or face jail; Church of England condemns destruction of aboriginal site by Rio Tinto Zinc; Rabbis welcome TikTok’s decision to tackle hate speech.
93% of British Catholics accessed church services online in lockdown; Church weddings may be declining but the marriage ceremony is ‘extraordinarily bouyant’; 17 Birmingham mosques take part in blood donor campaign in fight against Covid-19.
For the first time in Britain, wedding ceremonies in all religions could be legally recognised under new proposals, the family law commissioner Professor Nick Hopkins told a web briefing held by the Religion Media Centre.
77 year old priest arrested in climate change protest – again; Roman Catholic priest says repent of being a Democrat or burn in hell; campaign to pardon ancient witches of Scotland.
The Puritans’ pursuit of ‘further light’ has been abandoned by much of modern American evangelicalism
The Pilgrim fathers shaped the emerging American story through their religious convictions and strong belief in the common good and social gospel, now abandoned by much of modern US evangelicalism.
Four women of faith – Jewish Christian, Muslim and Hindu – explain how they carried the load during the pandemic, with extra caring duties, home schooling, job losses and rising cases of domestic abuse. Campaigners want their voice to be heard.