Ruth Peacock

Religion news 30 July

Christian Concern campaign objects to women taking abortion pills at home during lockdown; Hajj pilgrimage without the crows; Stonehenge stones mystery solved.

Socially distanced Hajj 2020

The Hajj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia is taking place with restrictions forced by Covid 19 – fewer people, socially distanced, tested and wearing face masks.

Religion news 29 July

Racism “blights the life of our churches”; Wiley’s accounts deleted after #NoSafeSpaceForJewHate campaign; CofE announces Christmas campaign with 150 days to go

Religion news 28 July

Pilgrims start arriving for the Hajj; Sheffield Cathedral defends decision to scrap the choir; Dominican brother blames president of Brazil for coronavirus ‘genocide’

Hajj commentators

These commentators took part in a RMC zoom briefing on 7 July Rashid Mogradia, CEO of the Council of British Hajjis […]

Religion News 27 July

48 hour boycott of Twitter and Facebook in protest at antisemitic posts; Petition to save Sheffield Cathedral Choir,; cathedrals and churches in financial trouble due to lockdown