The storing of the Capitol has led to a day of reckoning as to how America’s shared values, embedded in faith, have fallen prey to lies, violence and a threat to the republic itself.
Stories to watch in 2021 include the impact of Covid-19 on finance and faith; a new “faith commissioner”; arguments over sexuality; a man of faith in the White House; plus a roundup of stories you may have missed stories you may have missed.
Christopher Lamb outlines four religion stories to look out for in 2021 – faith groups dealing with the pandemic, a new faith department in UK government, Pope Francis in Iraq and Joe Biden’s faith values impacting America.
Black protestant and growing non religious voters, key to Joe Biden winning the US presidential election, frame the future direction on poverty, race and social justice.
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.