Catholic voters in America have been evenly split between Donald Trump and Joe Biden and despite the election and insurrection on Capitol Hill , positions remain entrenched.
Church Commissioners for England support campaign targeting ExxonMobil; Jewish festival of Hannukah begins; Covid-19 severe risk to humanists; Catholic bishops welcome return of Dreamers programme
The Roman Catholic Church in England and Wales has set out a new safeguarding structure to tackle child sex abuse, following a damning report from the Independent Inquiry into Child Sexual Abuse
The story of Theodore McCarrick, former cardinal and sex abuser, is at the centre of a struggle between supporters and opponents of Pope Francis and Donald Trump, which is unlikely to be resolved by the inquiry.
The white Catholic vote is seen as crucial to success in the US presidential election, with abortion and social justice key issues and Joe Biden’s living faith a galvanising factor.
G20 Interfaith Forum considers faith contribution to global political challenges; CofE anti racism taskforce chair says it’s time for urgent action; Sir Cliff Richard, pop’s most famous Christian ambassador, is 80.
Places of worship braced for change with new coronavirus restrictions; Church of England attendance figures continue to decline; Carlo Acutis, 15 year old computer whizz, takes first step to becoming a saint
Pope wants more women in roles of responsibility in the church; Children’s Society supports right of children in transgender cases to be heard; the “Skipping Sikh” aged 73 has been made an MBE