Ben Ryan analyses the scope and importance of chaplaincy in the UK today
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Religion in the Media
A daily roundup of media stories about religion.
1.5 million Armenian genocide victims have been canonised on the centenary of the atrocity - Independent
The number of women entering religious life is at a 25-year high. What is driving them? - Telegraph
Nigel Farage has disclosed that he prays “sometimes” and recently asked for divine help to look after his family - Telegraph
Radiio 4's Feedback presenter criticises national newspapers and television for dropping religious affairs correspondents - Guardian
The number of women becoming nuns has reached a 25-year high, the Catholic Church in England and Wales says - BBC
'You can find nothing in the city now': Yemen reels after month-long air strikes - Guardian
There is a remarkable parallel between the rise of ISIS and the evolution of the IRA in Northern Ireland, says Peter Taylor - BBC
Church growth: Bishop Broadbent rounds on the critics of Reform and Renewal, the Church of England's growth plan - Church Times
Christian NHS worker says she was made to look "crazy" when she was disciplined for allegedly trying to convert a Muslim colleague - BBC
David Cameron and Ed Miliband have been courting the votes of black-majority churchgoers - Church Times
Pope Francis has urged the international community to help Italy end the humanitarian crisis in the Mediterranean - Catholic Herald
The Archbishop of Canterbury and the Pope have demanded European states take in more migrants fleeing North Africa and the Middle East
Ed Miliband has said that councils must not let suspicion over ‘motivations’ stand in way of allowing faith groups to run projects
Differences in defamation law in NI mean controversial documentary about Scientology may not be broadcast - Guardian
The Church of England's investment arm has successfully challenged oil giant BP to take more action over climate change -City AM