JANUARY

US Capitol rally outside 6 Jan 2021

 

 

ELANA SCHOR, LUIS ANDRES HENAO AND DAVID CRARY, of The Associated Press, report...

 

  

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As the second ever Catholic President takes office in the US, JACK JENKINS, of Religion News Service, looks at Catholic influencers in Washington, DC...

 

 

FEBRUARY 

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MARIAM FAM, of Associated Press, reports from Iraq...

 

Myanmar Yangon coup protests

 

 

 

 

 

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MARCH

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BOB SMIETANA, of Religion News Service, speaks with high profile US Bible teacher Beth Moore about her decision to leave the Southern Baptist Convention and Christian publisher LifeWay...

 

 

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As OM Ships International marks 50 years of ministry, DAVID ADAMS speaks with CEO Seelan Govender about the organisation's impact, how it's fared during the COVID-19 pandemic and a vision for the future...

 

 

 



 

APRIL

Easter Sunday 2021 Germany

 

 

FRANCIS D'EMILIO and Associated Press reporters from around the world, report on how Easter Sunday was marked across the globe...

 

US Minneapolis Kenyan Community Seventh day Adventist Church in Brooklyn Center

 

 

 

JACK JENKINS, of Religion News Service, speaks with the leaders of two congregations in the Minneapolis suburb of Brooklyn Center which have found themselves at the centre of standoffs between police and racial justice demonstrators over the past week...

 

 

MAY

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JOHN SEMAKULA reports from Kampala on how mission organisations have weathered the coronavirus pandemic in Uganda... 

 

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BOB SMIETANA, of Religion News Service, reports from the US on the toll the COVID-19 pandemic has taken on some pastors - and how it helped to bring them to a decision to leave the ministry...

 

 

JUNE

Spain Camino de Santiago2

 

 

JOSEPH WILSON and IAIN SULLIVAN, of Associated Press, report on the return of pilgrims to one of Europe's most famous ancient walkways...

 

 

Archbishop of Canterbury and Archbishop of York

 

 

 

CATHERINE PEPINSTER, writing for Religion News Service, reports on the push for change within the Church of England...

 

 

 



 

JULY

Australia Sydney St Oswalds

 

 

PETA MCCARTNEY speaks with  Rev Dr Andrew Katay,  CEO of the Australian branch of global church planting organisation City to City...

 

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EMILY MCFARLAN MILLER and ADELLE M BANKS, of Religion News Service, report on faith outreach initiatives at the Tokyo Olympics...

 

 

  

AUGUST

Afghanistan US soldiers stand guard at Kabul airport

 

 

JACK JENKINS, of Religion News Service, reports on preparations US faith groups are making to receive refugees from Afghanistan...

 

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LAURA GOTTESDIENER and DAVE GRAHAM, of Reuters, report from Haiti in the wake of Saturday's earthquake...

 

 

 

SEPTEMBER

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PETA MCCARTNEY reports on how evangelical ministries at Australian universities have weathered the COVID-19 storm...

 

In Christ Alone song

 

 

 

 

 

BOB SMIETANA, of Religion News Service, reports on how a popular hymn prompted a movement to revive congregational singing and launched the careers of Keith and Kristyn Getty...

 



 

OCTOBER

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KATHRYN POST, of Religion News Service, reports that instead of worshippers, some US and UK churches have been filled with local tourists, professional chefs or burnt-out frontline workers...

 

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CARA ANNA, of Associated Press, reports on life inside a war zone...

 

 

 

 

 

 

NOVEMBER

Haiti People in Christian Aid Ministries compound

 

 

PETER SMITH, of Associated Press, looks at the group at the centre of the Haiti missionary kidnappings...

 

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ANGELA YOUNGMAN reports on how UK cathedrals are putting on stunning light shows as part of a bid to engage with the local community and visitors from further afield...

 

 

DECEMBER

US The Book of Belonging

 

 

EMILY MCFARLAN MILLER, of Religion News Service, reports on a string of new children’s story Bibles to be released in the US...

 

Pope Francis 85 Cyprus

 

 

 

NICOLE WINFIELD, of The Associated Press, reports that despite his successful papal trips and his ongoing campaign for a more just world, Pope Francis, continues to face problems at home and abroad - something to he has responded with the papal equivalent of “no more Mr Nice Guy"...