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Bishop North is against "white life"

The Bishop of Burnley, Rt. Rev. Philip North, spoke out after pulling a banner from an airplane above Etihad Stadium (above) labeled "White Lives Matter Burnley" on Tuesday during a soccer game between Burnley and Manchester City had been. Previously, the players on both teams had “taken their knees” to support the Black Lives Matter movement. In a statement on Tuesday, Bishop North said: “This is an embarrassment for our city. It is certainly not the Burnley that I know and love. "

Places of worship feel insecure, says security company

In a survey of 2,000 people visiting a cult site each month by the Jackson Fencing security firm, 87 percent of respondents said they felt unsafe at their place of worship. and 74 percent also said that their place of worship was a target of crime at least once a year. Although 76 percent said that more security measures would make them feel safer, 54 percent said that increased security made them feel nervous. "Places of worship must be both safe and inviting," said managing director Peter Jackson. "Security must ensure that worshipers feel safe, provide comfort, and do not deter those who need support."

Cass bust removed from St. Botolphs, Aldgate

A 17th century bust of London merchant, slave trader and benefactor Sir John Cass was removed from St. Botolph without Aldgate in London after the protests against Black Lives Matter. ST BOTOLPH'S, ALDGATEThis bust of Sir John Cass was removed because of his links to slaveryThe removal was carried out on Thursday last week by the archdeacon of London, the Ven. Luke Miller, after an emergency vote by the PCC. The Sir John Cass Red Coat School in Stepney has also decided to change its name, while the London Metropolitan University has removed the words "Sir John Cass" from its School of Art and Architecture. The Cass and Claredale Halls of Residence Association also has a sign on their building called Cass. He was also a member of the commission for the construction of fifty churches under Queen Anne.

Effects of the increase in congestion charges on the feared churches

CHURCHES in London have stated that they may be closed due to a 30 percent increase in the congestion fee to GBP 15. It is enforced every day from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m., which can have an impact on Sunday service and evening community events. Although the Mayor of London's office said discounts are available, Rev. Jonathan Evens, Assistant Curator of St-Martin-in-the-Fields, told the BBC: “If the number of people attending these meetings is unsustainable Level falls, then the churches themselves will no longer be sustainable, close important historical buildings and lose important cultural and community provisions. "

Methodists call for five steps against sexual harassment

The Methodist Church published guidelines for churches on dealing with sexual harassment last week. They deal with sexual harassment, victim support, and ensuring that worship environments feel safe. They encourage the churches to follow five steps: recognize, respond, refer, record, and reflect. In a short film that accompanied the guidelines, the President of the Methodist Conference, Rev. Dr. Barbara Glasson said the goal was "to initiate a change in attitudes and behavior to remove responsibility from victims and hold those who harass them accountable."

Government analyzes windrush guidelines

The Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) uses its legal powers to review the Home Office's compliance with the Equality Act when implementing immigration measures to create a “hostile environment”. When the review was announced last Friday, the EHRC stated that politics had "serious and deleterious effects" on the windrush generation and their offspring, "with often life-changing consequences." An independent review was completed in March (News, March 20). The EHRC starts its assessment under section 31 of the Equality Act 2006. Chairman, David Isaac, said: "The law requires all public agencies to promote inclusiveness and opportunities by considering the impact of their policies on ethnic minorities." The Home Secretary has also set up an intergovernmental working group to examine the challenges facing the windrush generation and its descendants. letter

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