Catholic

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.

Religion news 17 September

American Jesuit magazine says Trump is a threat to the constitutional order; Witchcraft is booming on social media; York Minster bells ring out in honour of Gerald, the Cathedral cat.

Religion news 14 September

51 metre high looped arch monument, the Eternal Wall of Answered Prayer’, to be built in the west Midlands; Vatican envoy sent to Belarus as Catholic Archbishop is banned from the country; Survey suggests one fifth of UK young men share dangerous ideologies which can fuel extremism.

Religion news 11 September

Pope says pleasures of good food and sex are divine; Scottish hate crime legislation passes first hurdle despite protests; Taoist priest creates memorial shrine in China

Religion news 10 September

Priests in Queensland told to ignore secrecy of confessional in child sex abuses cases or face jail; Church of England condemns destruction of aboriginal site by Rio Tinto Zinc; Rabbis welcome TikTok’s decision to tackle hate speech.

Religion news 8 September

77 year old priest arrested in climate change protest – again; Roman Catholic priest says repent of being a Democrat or burn in hell; campaign to pardon ancient witches of Scotland.