Week commencing 27th December 2021

The Guardian writes that the Archbishop of Canterbury’s New Year message will state that people should not despair over climate change.

Also in the Guardian, the Pope’s New Year message focuses on calling for an end to violence against women.

Al Jazeera reports on a deadly stampede at a Hindu shrine in Kashmir. The shrine attracts thousands daily who offer prayers. At least 12 people are reported to have died in the disaster.