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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.

Living in Love and Faith: ‘What it means to be human’

The Church of England has published its long- awaited resource, Living in Love and Faith, aimed at enabling Christians to explore issues of identity, sexuality, relationships and marriage. The timetable for considering the documents and deciding on policy could be as swift as two years.

Religion news 20 October

Archbishop warns the union of the UK is at stake because of the internal markets bill; Places of worship in Wales close for two weeks; Muslim associations raided in France

Religion news 2 October

Archbishop of Canterbury urges free school meals in holidays as well as term time; “Terrorist” applies equally to white supremacists and Muslims; First British black Muslim festival.

Religion news 1 October

Poll finds Conservatives who believe Islam is a threat to British way of life; Bishop joins call for universal benefit rise to be permanent; BJP former leaders cleared of inciting demolition of the Babri mosque in Ayodhya.

Faiths mourn Covid’s one million dead

Faith leaders have expressed sadness and sorrow at the news that one million people have died of the coronavirus. They urge people to take responsiblity, stay safe and prevent further deaths.