The role of faith during the coronavirus pandemic

Tuesday 10 November 0.00 – 0.00

UK

To mark Inter Faith Week (8-15 November), which aims to raise awareness of different faith communities and strengthen relations, we spoke to 5 older people about how their faiths have been affected by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. An estimated 63% of people aged 65+ in England and Wales say they have a religion. For many people who identify as part of a faith, their beliefs - and the community of people with whom they share those beliefs - are an important part of who they are and how they connect with the world. However, in a year where our connections with the people and support systems we usually rely on have been fractured by lockdowns and social distancing, people’s faiths have also been impacted.

Event held by AgeUK
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Important information The interviews are at: https://www.ageuk.org.uk/discover/2020/11/the-role-of-faith-during-the-coronavirus-pandemic/

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