Blogs

14 Nov 2014

Is the Jerusalem that we all claim to love not bigger than ego-politics, self-interest or self-aggrandisement, asks Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian, surveying the fate of the city. We are all held hostage to ego-politics that negate win-win solutions. Yet, such win-win solutions alone can resolve this conflict. Walls or fences cannot protect a whole people. Nor can military might, religious radicalism and extremism. What is critical is the elusive good will that facilitates peace.

14 Nov 2014

Growing older is often seen as time for sadness or regret. Two churches have published a new resource urging Christians to celebrate the 'second half of life'.

14 Nov 2014

The amount of time that commuters spend travelling to and from work has increased substantially over the past five years, according to new TUC analysis of official figures.

13 Nov 2014

How can churches practice gospel values of peace with justice and human security, a regional WCC workshop is asking.

13 Nov 2014

The UK Government has admitted defeat in court over its claims that a renditions case could not be heard for fear of embarrassing the US.

13 Nov 2014

After research exposing secret deals allowing extensive multinational tax dodging, a new report says EU governments are failing to tackle tax abuse.

12 Nov 2014

What would the Tower of London poppy exhibition look like if it included the global dead of the First World War? asks Quaker mapping exercise.

12 Nov 2014

Catholics in England and Wales have donated more than half a million pounds to CAFOD’s Ebola crisis appeal.