- Dec 3, 2020
Jonathan Sacks, the former chief rabbi in the UK who reached beyond the Jewish community with his regular broadcasts on radio, has died at 72.
England’s Catholic bishops say the suspension of public worship during a four-week lockdown demonstrates “a fundamental lack of understanding of the essential contribution made by faith communities to the well-being, resilience and health of our society.”
England’s Catholic bishops have told the UK government they “have not yet seen any evidence whatsoever that would make the banning of communal worship,” as England prepares to enter its second coronavirus lockdown beginning Nov. 5.
A Catholic priest has baptized the infant son of British Prime Minister Boris Johnson.
Britain’s leading Catholic refugee agency says Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s declaration he wanted to “send away” asylum seekers might “pre-judge people’s asylum claims without considering them individually.”
During a visit to two Catholic schools in East London, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson said it’s “a moral duty” to get students in England back to school in September.