American evangelicals hold the key to the US presidential election. But their right wing conservative bloc vote, galvanised around abortion, is in contrast to evangelicals in the UK, who pursue social justice issues and whose political vote is split.
Amy Coney Barrett, contender for a place on the US Supreme Court, belongs to a small Roman Catholic charismatic community ‘People of Praise, where women leaders are known as “handmaidens”.
President Trump says his Democrat rival Joe Biden is against God. Biden, a devout Roman Catholic said this was shameful and listed the way faith informs his life.
A report on social cohesion suggests faith has been seen as a problem and potentially disruptive, but faith organisations play a central role in welfare provision and can play a key part in helping communities bond.
Academics from several leading British universities are calling for a huge overhaul of the government’s Prevent programme, after claiming that it harms students and threatens free speech and the freedom of research.
Having annulled the 1934 presidential decree that turned the World Heritage Site into a museum, courts give Erdogan permission to open its doors for Muslim prayers on 24 July.
By Christopher Lamb, 9 July 2020 The government needs to help places of worship hit financially by Covid-19, according to […]