Blogs

3 Jul 2015

New analysis from the NGO Iran Human Rights shows over two thirds of executions in Iran so far this year can be linked to UN narcotics programmes funded by European states.

2 Jul 2015

The think-tanks Ekklesia and the Centre for Welfare Reform have today published an open letter to Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Iain Duncan Smith, from Catholics and people brought up in the Catholic faith who support its teaching on social justice and who are deeply critical of the government’s treatment of vulnerable and disabled people.

2 Jul 2015

The think-tanks Ekklesia and the Centre for Welfare Reform have sent and published an open letter to Secretary of State for Work and Pensions, Iain Duncan Smith, from Catholics and people brought up in the Catholic faith who support its teaching on social justice and who are deeply critical of the government’s treatment of vulnerable and disabled people.

2 Jul 2015

The Episcopal Church's decision to marry same sex couples has given rise to a wide range of reactions. Savitri Hensman examines the divisions among Anglicans, and Christians generally, on sexuality.

2 Jul 2015

A group of Churches and charities has called for the Government to heed the Work and Pansions Committee's report on benefit sanctions and act on its recommendations.

2 Jul 2015

The TUC has reminded parents of school age children that they now have access to unpaid parental leave that could help them secure time off work during school holidays.

2 Jul 2015

A report from the JRF shows the income needed for a minimum, socially acceptable standard of living has fallen although the gap between incomes and essential costs has widened.

2 Jul 2015

Methodist Fellowship Groups, united by shared ethnicity or language, have reported to the Methodist Conference on their intention to deepen relationships and celebrate diversity.

1 Jul 2015

Three peaceful protesters were today removed by police from Church House in Westminster, London as the building hosted a conference sponsored by arms companies.