Media reports on religion and faith
The IRA, the Catholic Church & Big Lies – The Irish Peace Process
Welby sorry for ‘whingeing’ Remainers comment
Reports following the death of Robert Mugabe, recalling that the Archbishop of York cut up his dog collar in protest over his regime, vowing to only wear it again once Mr Mugabe had left office.
[ https://www.standard.co.uk/news/world/robert-mugabe-death-former-zimbabwe-leader-dies-aged-95-a4230326.html ]
Report that the BBC has received 1,238 complaints as well as 400 positive letters from viewers after it featured a same sex wedding on Songs of Praise for the first time. The ceremony took place at the Rutherglen United Reformed Church near Glasgow.
[ https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/1-200-complaints-over-gay-wedding-on-songs-of-praise-7vnqd9zjz ]
The Bishop of Leeds, Nick Baines on trust and truth in politics.
[ https://www.churchtimes.co.uk/articles/2019/6-september/news/uk/stop-lying-and-bullying-bishop-of-leeds-tells-pm ]
Last week in the House of Lords bishops led a debate on banking reform, and spoke and voted on a Bill that had been passed by MPs to seek an extension of the Brexit date. They asked questions about serious youth crime and funding for education in conflict-torn countries. In the House of Commons the Second Church Estates Commissioner answered questions on theology and practice in the Church of England and Anglican Communion. More at
[ https://churchinparliament.org/2019/09/06/week-in-westminster-2nd-6th-september-2019/ ]