Posts by: Faiths Forum

How will you #PressForProgress on International Women’s Day?

Women all over the world are today demanding equality and respect. International Women’s Day (IWD), on Thursday 8 March, focuses attention on the many inequalities that women face in almost all cultures, whether in developed or developing nations. The BBC started the day by publishing an article with the headline, ‘Eight moments that make it… Read more

Give, but give safely: Why we must continue to support charities

There’s no doubt that charities are hugely important to the UK and to us, as citizens. There are more than 160,000 charities in England and Wales which, according to John Low, Chief Executive of the Charities Aid Foundation, make up “the backbone of Britain”. Every day, they improve the lives of millions of people.  Charitable… Read more


Mohammed al-Hamadi: From Syrian Refugee to Church Tour Guide in Italy

The chapels of Italy are famed for the stunning frescoes that line their ceilings and walls. The murals, which were painted during the Italian Renaissance, are revered for their vivid depiction of biblical events, and are considered to be unparalleled iconography of Christian art. Of course, you wouldn’t have to explain any of this to… Read more

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