Researchers have been looking at ‘Giving USA’ for 2009. While the category of religion may not always overwhelm casual readers of trend-reports, writes Martin E. Marty, religious giving is much watched. And there is much to watch and reflect on.
An Employment Tribunal in Abergele has today unanimously found in favour of a former employee of a Christian charity who was claiming constructive dismissal and discrimination on grounds of religion or belief.
The Anglican Bishop of Southwark, the Rt Rev Dr Tom Butler, has encouraged Christians to give serious thought to the responsibility to donate their organs to others upon their death, saying it is a striking example of love of neighbour.