(RNS) — From the tragedy has perhaps come a growing awareness of the contribution Britain’s Muslims and other faith communities make to their neighbourhoods.
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(RNS) — The move has buoyed abortion-rights supporters, who are looking for the creation of more such zones around the nation.
TEL AVIV, Israel (AP) — Violent attacks on Jews worldwide dropped in 2017 despite a rise in other forms of anti-Semitism, researchers reported Wednesday, in a year characterized by normalization and mainstreaming of anti-Semitism not seen in Europe...
(RNS) — Some head teachers who run inner-city schools with predominantly Muslim student bodies have taken issue with conservative Muslim parents who want their children to express their religiosity in school, and in turn accuse the teachers of...
LONDON (AP) — A jury at London's Woolwich Crown Court deliberated for just an hour before finding 48-year-old Darren Osborne guilty of the June 2017 attack in the city's Finsbury Park neighborhood.
LONDON (RNS) — But will they convince young people it’s a 21st-century institution they want to join?
LONDON (Reuters) Darren Osborne, 47, is accused of plowing the rented vehicle into the group of worshippers in Finsbury Park in the early hours of Monday morning.
LONDON (Reuters) - Shortly after midnight, the rented vehicle swerved into a group of people leaving prayers at the Muslim Welfare House and the nearby Finsbury Park Mosque in north London, one of the biggest in the country, witnesses said.
(REUTERS) 'I seem to be the subject of suspicion because of what I believe and who my faith is in,' Tim Farron said. 'In which case we are kidding ourselves if we think we yet live in a tolerant, liberal society.'
LONDON (RNS) 'Islamophobia is our last blind spot,' said another Muslim pathbreaker, Sayeeda Warsi, who was Britain’s first Muslim Cabinet minister.
(RNS) Baroness Jenny Tonge has been criticized before for making or tolerating remarks about Israel that demonize the country and cross the line to anti-Semitism.
A multi-party committee of lawmakers concludes that Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn helped create a safe space within Labour ranks "for those with vile attitudes towards Jewish people."
LONDON (Reuters) -- For Rabbi Julia Neuberger and other British Jews applying for German citizenship, the decision taps into deep emotional baggage due to the weight of history.
CANTERBURY, England (RNS) Nicholas Chamberlain, the bishop of Grantham, has come out as the first Church of England bishop to openly acknowledge he is gay.
(RNS) While backers of Britain's exodus from the European Union celebrated, faith leaders focused on the vote's impact on society's most vulnerable.