Blogs

22 Apr 2014

UN chief Ban Ki-moon and Joint UN-League of Arab States Special Representative Lakhdar Brahimi want Syria to reconsider plans for a June presidential election.

21 Apr 2014

The general secretary of the WCC has expressed solidarity with 5,000 Palestinian men, women and children in Israeli jails.

21 Apr 2014

A British student who was arrested and tortured in Sharjah, UAE has been punished by prison authorities after complaining about his mistreatment.

18 Apr 2014

Faith groups and charities have been warned that they could end up exploiting people if they take part in the government's new "Community Work Placements".

18 Apr 2014

A senior Church of Scotland figure has reiterated the need to tackle causes of hunger in Britain, as foodbank use continues to increase.

18 Apr 2014

Two major church-related development networks have condemned the forced displacement of Palestinians in the West Bank

18 Apr 2014

The Rev Jim Cotter died early in Holy Week. Jim was known to many thousands of people through his books, articles, personal struggles, ministry, public speaking and spiritual direction over the years. Ekklesia co-director Simon Barrow remembers him with gratitude, highlighting the connection between his life and that of one of his spiritual and wordsmithing mentors, the great Welsh poet R. S. Thomas.