Joe Biden

Religion news 21 January

President Joe Biden sets out priorities to unite America and defend truth; Pope urges action on vulnerable and poor; World Health Organisation warns of moral failure if vaccines are lacking in poorer countries.

Religion news 20 January

Joe Biden, faithful Catholic, becomes 46th president of the United States; Revolt over anti-genocide trade deals is defeated; The “sacred civic role” of faith groups in the pandemic; Sikhs go online to commemorate Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s birthday

Unprecedented assault on America

The storing of the Capitol has led to a day of reckoning as to how America’s shared values, embedded in faith, have fallen prey to lies, violence and a threat to the republic itself.

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.

Faith stories to watch out for in 2021

Christopher Lamb outlines four religion stories to look out for in 2021 – faith groups dealing with the pandemic, a new faith department in UK government, Pope Francis in Iraq and Joe Biden’s faith values impacting America.