The Westminster Faith Debates bring together leading academic and public figures to debate the latest research on religion and values. The debates have been funded by generous grants from the Arts and Humanities Research Council, the Economic and Social Research Council, and Lancaster University. Here, we bring the summary of an ongoing Religious Education debate in the UK.
The Spread of Modern Slavery affronts human values.
The work of faith groups to tackle poverty around the world was applauded by the British government at the launch of the Faith Partnership Principles.
In the last six months, four record-breaking storm systems have trashed whole cities and rural areas in the Philippines, Sardinia, Illinois and England. The greatest loss of life by far was in the Philippines, as residents there had no basements or storm-secure buildings in which to escape the devastating tidal surge provoked by the strongest storm system ever recorded by satellite.