Sunday, May 22, 2022
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A Month of Reconnection: Ramadan Practices in a Post-COVID World

"But more importantly, the cohesion of the Muslim community, the ummah, and the congregational aspect of worship has been threatened."

“There is more to you than you think…That seems to be...

“I don’t think the church should ever be bound to a political program. It is not a party organisation. But what the Church can do in a huge variety of ways, is to remind the world around of what matters about human beings. That maybe done as basic as organising a local route of visiting people in the suburb of Cardiff. It maybe somebody from the Church, perhaps the Pope addressing the whole nation. It maybe anything in between."

Haute Kosher: No one is coming to save you and other...

I sat in my A-level History lessons, staring at images of prisoners in Nazi extermination camps, alongside the same boys who had grown up in that school and probably participated in its “humorous” and “edgy” Nazi fetishism, trying to make it all fit together. I was very quiet, focusing. Still I couldn’t.

Going Viral: Religion and the Pandemic

Pandemics are nothing new, but we now live in a technological age - a globalised world where people and information travel further and faster...

The Lord Gave Me Brothers: Lockdown Lessons from Religious Lives

Angela Eichhorst writes about how we can learn from two religious communities, Greyfriars Franciscan Friary and the Buddha Vihara Temple, during the second lockdown.

Hajj during a pandemic

"The restricted Hajj has led to the devastation of many Muslims globally, as the chance to embark on the pilgrimage is hard to come by."

Cults: Blind Faith?

In popular media, cults are often the object of morbid curiosity, in the same category as serial killers, celebrity breakdowns, and the scandalous exploits of polygamous...

Permanent Private Halls: the good, the bad and the ugly

Marnie Ashbridge demystifies the rumours about life in a PPH and highlights the financial challenges that they are facing without the status of an Oxford college.

A Crisis of Faith?: the role and responsibilities of organised religion

When David was King of Israel, his people is said to have been ravaged by a plague claiming the lives of hundreds every day....

Nuns n’ Rosaries

The highs and lows of growing up Catholic.