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Found 7 resource(s) in 'Looking at your Church', for February 2022.
Looking at Church (all articles) for February 2022Five famous quotes from Desmond Tutu Supporting the people who serve their community Christians in England and Wales now less than 51 per cent Your local church: sanctuary or crime scene? Global food crisis worsens Christians in India face growing number of attacks ** Editor: This may be of interest to your readers, as Archbishop... (1883 words)
Five famous quotes from Desmond TutuThe recent death of Archbishop Desmond Tutu was mourned around the world. Here are five of his more famous quotes, which show why he was so especially honoured for his justice and reconciliation work in South Africa. “Do your little bit of good where you are; it’s those little bits of good put together that... (200 words)
Supporting the people who serve their communityFrom building roads in Sierra Leone to running disability programmes in the remote mountains of Uttarakhand, India, thousands of people worldwide are working hard to serve and develop their communities. But sometimes these ‘servers’ need support themselves, and that is where Arukah Network comes in. It is a global support network for people who serve... (313 words)
Christians in England and Wales now less than 51 per centThe number of Christians in England and Wales has fallen to 51 per cent of the population, from the 59 per cent recorded in the 2011 Census. The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics have revealed just over half the population in England and Wales described their religion as Christian in 2019. This... (247 words)
Your local church: sanctuary or crime scene?Crimes which affected UK churches or other religious buildings were committed, on average, 12 times a day during 2020. Recent statistics from the Countryside Alliance list the crimes as 4,000 incidents that ranged from theft and vandalism (stolen headstones) to actual assault (alleged rape) and burglary in that year. Mo Metcalf-Fisher, Countryside Alliance spokesman, calls... (142 words)
Global food crisis worsensAn estimated billion people worldwide are facing malnutrition as the global food crisis worsens, with 45 million already on the brink of famine. Of these billion people, 239 million are African. Countries such as Madagascar, Mozambique and Zimbabwe are among the worst affected. Recent studies also show that, globally, 22% of children under the age... (235 words)
Christians in India face growing number of attacksIn India, attacks against Christians have been rising, and more states are imposing anti-conversion laws. This comes as growing numbers of the Indian underclass, the Dalits, are turning to Christianity, and as right-wing Hindu nationalism is on the rise. As yet another state, Karnataka, is poised to impose anti-conversion legislation, there have been challenges in... (511 words)
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