Religion news 27 October

Faith groups combine with wider community to provide free school meals; Amy Coney Barrett, devout conservative Catholic, confirmed to US Supreme Court; Hindu festivals in the UK forced online

Factsheet: Hinduism

Facts and stats about Hinduism, the third largest religion in the UK, includes explanation of diverse beliefs, traditions and practices.

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 24 September

Archbishops warn of division hunger and isolation in second coronavirus wave; Churches call on the EU to be compassionate towards refugees; Autumn equinox at Stonehenge witnessed by a drone.

Religion news 3 September

Bishop welcomes commitment to maintain international aid spending level; Trump and Biden court Hindu vote; Saracens’ Billy Vunipola – a person of Jesus who chose not to take the knee.

Faith and Covid-19 – Analysis

Comment by Andrew Brown on the headline conclusions from the Office of National Statistics study of the role that faith has played in the death toll of the pandemic.