English Clergy Protest 4-Week Worship Ban

“We strongly disagree with the decision to suspend public worship during this time,” the faith leaders wrote in a November 3 letter. “We have had reaffirmed, through the bitter experience of the last six months, the critical role that faith plays in moments of tremendous crisis, and we believe public worship is essential.”

Archbishops Condemn Brexit Trade Bill

The UK's five archbishops harshly condemned a Brexit trade bill for undermining international law and endangering the peace process in Northern Ireland. “If carefully negotiated terms are not honored, and laws can be ‘legally’ broken,” the archbishops asked, “on what foundations does our democracy stand?”

Prime Minister’s Son Baptized a Catholic

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson's decision to have his infant son baptized at a Roman Catholic cathedral skirts close to a 19th century law that bars Catholics from the nation's highest elected office.