Category - easter

  • April 1, 2010

    Back in 2000 I was honoured to be part of a British and Irish churches' team supporting an interreligious peace delegation from Sri Lanka on a visit to build solidarity links here. One of the participants was Duleep de Chickera, now Anglican Bishop of Colombo. A remarkable man, his 2010 Easter message of hope has a resonance both within and beyond the particular tragedies of Sri Lanka.

  • March 31, 2010

    A few days after bishops wrote to a national newspaper, the Archbishop of Canterbury has told church leaders to "keep their fears in perspective" over alleged 'persecution'.

  • March 31, 2010

    A church in New Zealand is to put up an Easter billboard tomorrow (Thursday) showing a cartoon Jesus on a cross.

  • March 30, 2010

    Crowds of people waving palm branches accompanied riders on a pony and two donkeys through a checkpoint between Bethlehem and Jerusalem on Sunday

  • March 30, 2010

    Clearly not. I have just had an email from the Beeb setting out what is on. I thought it was worth reproducing some of the information here, in case the usual claims of religion/Christianity being 'marginalised', are made.

  • March 30, 2010

    The Mayor of London has ordered a ban on Christian crosses in Trafalgar Square.

  • May 29, 2009

    The hope that all Christians will be able to celebrate Easter on the same day in the future has been reaffirmed by an international ecumenical seminar organized by the Institute of Ecumenical Studies at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv.

  • April 20, 2009

    The 'freedom principle' is not some alien liberal implant into historic Christianity, says Giles Fraser. It is the essence of the Easter and Passover message.

  • April 15, 2009

    While Protestant, Anglican and Catholic Christians have just finished celebrating the major Easter festival and are looking towards Pentecost, for some the season is still heading towards its Sunday climax.

  • April 14, 2009

    In his Easter message, the Moderator of the Presbyterian Church of Wales has called for better understanding between Christians and wider society, inviting critics to help improve the church.