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Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In 1 - Claire Mathys

With a month to go till the General Election, we are inviting people to pledge to vote for what they believe in, according to the values outlined in o

Ekklesia's Jonathan Bartley on sabbatical during GE2015

Our co-director Jonathan Bartley is taking a short unpaid sabbatical from Ekklesia, starting at Easter and running until after the General Election.

Migration, the churches and the General Election

Migration is a major pastoral issue for civic groups and churches. New communities enliven church life and community activity.

Minding our own business: our common goods' at the Hurtado Centre

As the first of a developing series offering space for conversation and reflection on how we live together, the Hurtado Jesuit Centre will be looking at topical economic, political and cultural iss

Christians pray and march together to urge action on climate change

The Christian environment charity, Operation Noah, will be hosting an ecumenical climate service before the ‘Time to Act’ national climate march on Saturday, 7 March, 2015 at St Mary le Strand Chur

Debt relief for Greece makes economic and moral sense

Ekklesia, the politics and beliefs thinktank, has joined senior religious leaders in calling for a positive debt deal for Greece and an alternative, moral approach to the economic crises brought about by debt-deflationary policies and austerity.

Lobbying Act impact is not good for democracy

Commenting on a new report from the independent Harries Commission on the impact of the Lobbying Act, Simon Barrow, co-director of the politics

A painful week for MENA non-citizens

In a painful week for many Middle East and North Africa (MENA) non-citizens, we are pleased to share Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian's latest episode of 'MENA Analysis'.

Network TV election debates will change more

Commenting on the latest statement from the BBC and ITV about the 2015 General Election leaders' debates, Simon Barrow, co-director of the polit

The case for a Tax Dodging Bill

Commenting on the launch of the Tax Dodging Bill campaign across the UK, Ekklesia co-director Simon Barrow said: