Seafarers celebrated on Sea Sunday

SEA SUNDAY is the day every year when Catholics celebrate and pray for all those who live and work at sea. It is a special day for Stella Maris (formerly called Apostleship of the Sea), the official maritime welfare agency of the Catholic Church. As a global maritime...

Voter ID plans ‘threaten democracy’

The UK Government’s Elections Bill was introduced to the House of Commons and given its First Reading on Monday 5 July 2021. This stage is formal and takes place without any debate. The Government says: “The Bill will strengthen the security of the voting...

Home Office plans for asylum seekers condemned

AMNESTY INTERNATIONALl has responded critically to news that the Home Secretary is seeking powers to send people seeking asylum in the UK to be processed in an offshore hub. Tom Davies, Refugees Campaign Manager at Amnesty International UK, said: “It appears yet...

RNS announces the launch of new Religion Hub

RELIGION NEWS SERVICE (RNS) has announced the launch of Religion Hub, a new feature which highlights the religion journalism of RNS, The Associated Press (AP) and The Conversation/US (TCUS). It appears on the RNS homepage, as well as on a separate landing page,...

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