President Joe Biden sets out priorities to unite America and defend truth; Pope urges action on vulnerable and poor; World Health Organisation warns of moral failure if vaccines are lacking in poorer countries.
Lichfield Cathedral opens doors as vaccination clinic; Lockdown could see people abandon habit of worship; Sikh Council warns of sharp drop in gurdwaras’ income; American pastor receives death threats for acknowledging Trump’s defeat
The coronavirus pandemic and lockdowns could see increasing numbers of more nominal religious believers abandon their faith, as they lose the habit of worship.
Raw response to Trump’s impeachment; Imams urge Muslims to take the Covid-19 vaccine; Size and quality of food parcels for hungry children condemned by Bishop; Dean of Christ Church Oxford faces
The brutal facts of Roman Catholic mother and baby homes in Ireland; Christian persecution made worse by pandemic; Foreign Secretary says China’s treatment of Uyghurs is horrific; Places of worship choose to close
Pope says women can legally serve at the altar in Roman Catholic church; Religious leaders urge people to be vaccinated; The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints features in the events on Capitol Hill
Muslim doctors say Covid-19 still has disproportionate impact on ethnic minorities; Places of worship close voluntarily; Faith leaders condemn the Capitol Hill insurrection; United Nations Green named outside Westminster Central Hall
The Covid-19 pandemic has changed the way that religion is financed in England, and this will change the religious — and physical — landscape of the country.