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Pope Benedict says he has full solidarity with Jewish people and warns against Holocaust denial, following outrage at his reinstatement of an excommunicated bishop who says there were no gas chambers.
Barack Obama spoke in his inauguration of "being on the wrong side of history", says Uri Avnery. For the USA and Israel the Gaza tragedy shows what this means. But there is 'another Israel'.
Thousands of people across Britain will join more events to mark Holocaust Memorial Day tomorrow. The annual day commemorates victims of Nazi persecution and those murdered in subsequent genocides.
A senior black Anglican says the Church of England and the Anglican Communion should grasp the climate of change signalled by Barack Obama's ascendancy, using it to transform their own culture.
Civic and religious leaders are concerned about a recent rise in anti-Jewish attacks and incidents in Britain, linked to the exploitation by racists of feelings about the current hostilities in Gaza.
A Christian academic has warned churches that they will need to be extra vigilant against racism in Europe related to the recession and economic downturn across Europe.
In recent years the government has introduced a raft of new speech crimes, including incitement to religious hatred and incitement to sexual hatred.
A year after the repeal of blasphemy from English law, religious defamation laws are tightening their grip on the world, with the apparent support of the United Nations.
A leading British theologian will make an appeal for humanity and justice to be at the centre of the asylum system in a lecture to be given at Westminster Abbey in Central London tomorrow night (10 December).