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Religion news 12 January

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

Religion news 11 January

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

Religion news 4 January

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.

Religion news 8 December

Labour’s shadow faith minister resigns after “misjudged comments” in RMC briefing; Prince Charles pays tribute to Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks; Pope to visit Iraq; Britain’s best mosques awarded prizes

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.

Religion News 22 September

Pope calls for the coronavirus vaccine to be distributed equally; Conservative Roman Catholic front runner to replace Ruth Bader Ginsburg; Muslim dating app “Muzmatch” soars in the pandemic.

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.