Posts by: Faiths Forum


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

NSPCC Safeguarding Training

All organisations that work with or come into contact with children should have safeguarding polices and procedures to ensure that every child, regardless of their age, gender, religion or ethnicity, can be protected from harm. Setting up and following good safeguarding policies and procedures means children are safe from adults and other children who might… Read more

Sukkah in a Mosque

Sukkot or Succot, a Jewish festival, often referred to as the Season of our Rejoicing has historical significance which commemorates the forty-year period during which the children of Israel were wandering in the desert, living in temporary shelters. The word “Sukkot” means “booths,” and refers to the temporary dwellings that we are commanded to live in during this… Read more

Charity Governance, Finance and Resilience

Charity trustees need to be able to identify the charity’s purposes and plans,its resilience and quality of governance – and to be able to review these at regular intervals. The Charity Commission has designed 15 questions to help charity trustees carry out such a review and decide what they need to focus on. This week,… Read more

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