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Religion news 10 September

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.

Religion news 9 September

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.

Religion news 8 September

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.

How women of faith have carried a greater burden in the pandemic

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.