Week commencing 12th Sept 2022

The BBC reports that Argentina’s Vice President Kirchner says she is alive ‘because of God’ following the failed shooting attempt.

The Guardian tells how King Charles meets with faith leaders and promises to protect diversity in Britain.

An opinion piece for Religion News Service discusses the spiritual implications of imperial succession, following the death of Elizabeth II.

Al Jazeera reports on a woman’s death in custody in Iran following arrest by the country’s so-called ‘morality police’. Women have been pushing back against strict dress codes that apply to all nationalities and religions in Iran. A follow-up story on the BBC reports on women attending the funeral removing headscarves in protest.

The Washington Times reports that Fuller Theological Seminary, the largest interdenominational seminary in the United States, has chosen as its new president David Emmanuel Goatley, who will become the first Black person to hold the office.

Also in the Washington Times, orthodox Jewish schools in New York may be ordered to teach secular subjects.

The BBC explores the faith life of the late Queen.