Archbishops warn of division hunger and isolation in second coronavirus wave; Churches call on the EU to be compassionate towards refugees; Autumn equinox at Stonehenge witnessed by a drone.
The Archbishop of Canterbury’s call for a more localised response to covid19 is welcomed for valuing the parish – the ‘church’s little platoons’. But commentators suggest the church itself has swung towards central command.
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.
Faith activists join together to surround parliament as part of the Extinction Rebellion protests against climate change. \Rowan Williams, former Archbishop of Canterbury, was among the protesters.
Professor Frank Bremer has spent his life researching the Puritans who settled in the new world. On the 400th anniversary of the Mayflower’s voyage, he reviews their attempts to create an exemplary society.
Jonathan Petre tells the story of the Puritan separatists who left Plymouth for the new world in September 400 years ago, later to be joined by ‘saints’ from Suffolk, as the American dream began.
Holiness and desire lie at the centre of the church of England’s wrangling over sexuality. In an RMC zoom briefing, Jessica Martin argues entrenched disagreements leave no space for complexity.