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Palestine: How do we retain hope for a peaceful future?

The latest Middle East Analysis podcast features a wide-ranging summary of significant developments relating to the region from Dr Harry Hagopian, Ekklesia associate and consultant to the Catholic

Finding a way forward in the churches' sexuality debate

We are delighed at the response to Savitri Hensman's 2016 Ekklesia book Sexuality, Struggle and Saintliness: Same-Sex Love and the Church (http

Christian realities in Syria after five years of war

The war in Syria has now raged for over five years.

Life and ministry in war-torn Syria

Two Armenian Christian leaders from Syria have been in the UK this month (May 2016) to remind people of the often stark realities facing a country where half the population are either refugees or h

Icon consecrated to remember martyrs of the Armenian Genocide

Churches, civil society and human rights groups marked the 101st anniversary of the Armenian Genocide yesterday, 24 April 2016. 

Ekklesia COO recognised in inaugural Virago/New Statesman women writers prize

Ekklesia is very pleased to offer warm congratulations to our chief operating officer, Virginia Moffatt, for being shortlisted in the inaugural Virago Press and New Statesman magazine Women's Prize

Peace and global justice hustings in Edinburgh

A peace and global justice hustings will be held today (21 April 2016) in Edinburgh at Augustine United Church, 41-43 George IV Bridge EH1 1EL.  Doors open at 7.10pm and the hustings will run

Nagorno-Karabakh: the frozen conflict on Europe's doorstep

A violent escalation in hostilities between Azerbaijan and Armenia over the disputed region of Nagorno-Karabakh has resulted in casualties and warnings of 'large-scale war'.

Brussels attacks: coming together in response to the carnage

Ekklesia associate and Middle East and North Africa (MENA) expert, Dr Harry Hagopian, has made a brief response to the outrages in Brussels via AudioBoom.

Victoire Ingabire Umuhoza - the female Mandela

Victoire Ingabire is a Rwandan woman who was born in 1968. She is a married mother of three children, who lived in exile from 1993 to 2010 – a total of 16 years.