Nick Baines blog. 28 September 2020
Christian Today 29 September 2020
Religious illiteracy and ‘faith phobia’ have weakened Government’s relationship with faith-based charities – report – Christian Today
Christian Today. 28 September 2020
A new report from the The New York Times citing Trump’s tax information alleges the Billy Graham Evangelistic Association (BGEA) paid nearly $400,000 to the president’s Washington hotel in 2017, raising questions about the potential conflicts of interest in making money off his religious allies while in office.
Jack Jenkins. Religion News Service. September 28 2020
Church of England website 25 September 2020
The Vicar of the Church of Saint Paul in Kynsey Road, Colombo, Father Dushantha Rodrigo, has been appointed as the next Bishop of Colombo.
BBC. 24 September 2020
Church of England website. 24 September 2020
‘They could hear the sound of the women singing in their cells’ how online prison services brought hope – C of E
An unprecedented national online service from a prison was broadcast by the Church of England earlier this year bringing prisoners, their families and prison staff together during lockdown. The Revd Helen Dearnley, Anglican chaplaincy adviser for HM Prison and Probation Service, who led the service, describes its impact.
Church of England website 14 September 2020
Will Maule. Premier News. 23 September 2020
Church of England website 16 September 2020
Sam Gillette. People Magazine. 22 September 2020
Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby warns of devastating economic impact of a second lockdown as new coronavirus restrictions come into force – Daily Mail
Steve Doughty. Daily Mail. 23 September 2020
Church of England website. 23 September 2020
The Elliott review (2016) might have been a turning point for the Church of England in its approach to safeguarding. A professional expert was looking at Church of England’s practice and giving it crystal clear advice about how to conduct safeguarding matters. Instead, as Gilo explains, it was mangled almost beyond recognition by those who saw it as a threat to the status-quo. What was put into practice was almost unrecognisable from the original recommendations.
Gilo in Surviving Church. 15 September 2020
The Prime Minister's Special Envoy for Freedom of Religion or Belief (FoRB), Rehman Chishti, has resigned over the government's new Brexit bill, which has been criticised by some as an ill-advised attempt to override key parts of the Brexit Withdrawal Agreement.
Will Maule. Premier News. 14 September 2020
'Stein emerges from a chaotic flux of philosophical movements in fin-de-siècle Germany as one of the most promising exponents of the early phenomenological movement. She was one of the first women in Germany to receive a doctorate, which was published soon after as On the Problem of Empathy, a work that continues to inform contemporary discussion on the topic. '
Inteerview by Richard Marshall. 3:16
This weekly news summary replaces the usual output from the Anglican Communion News Service, which has been temporarily suspended.
Marcus Jones. 13 September 2020
Premier. 8 September 2020