Religion news 4 September

Methodist Homes for the Aged honours 398 people who died and others who recovered from Covid-19; London based hearing into human rights abuses against Uyghurs; Faith leaders support Biden to ‘restore the nation’s values’.

Black people “don’t want to join the CofE”

The Archdeacon of Hackney Elizabeth Adekunle says blck people lack the desire to join the church because of racial discrimination. Another commission has been set up to address the issue again.

Religion news 3 September

Bishop welcomes commitment to maintain international aid spending level; Trump and Biden court Hindu vote; Saracens’ Billy Vunipola – a person of Jesus who chose not to take the knee.

Religion news 2 September

Charlie Hebdo republishes cartoons of the Prophet, the day before a trial linked to the attack; Liberty University launches investigation into Jerry Falwell’s tenure as president; N Ireland same sex couples can marry in church.

Religion news 1 September

Downside monks move location after sex abuse report; Jewish papers concerned at David Icke’s appearance at anti covid19 restrictions rally; Pope condemns multinationals’ record exploiting the earth’s resources.