Blogs

7 Nov 2013

WCC Assembly participants have visited Jeju Island in an act of solidarity with those protesting about the building of a naval base there.

7 Nov 2013

Christian Aid has welcomed the limited concessions which the Government has made to its Lobbying Bill, but wants deeper change.

6 Nov 2013

The new Rector of the International Baptist Theological Study Centre (IBTS Centre) in Amsterdam is to be the Rev Dr Stuart Blythe.

6 Nov 2013

The government must review its plan to close the Independent Living Fund for disabled people, following a serious court defeat.

6 Nov 2013

A 'safe space' created for dialogue on human sexuality featured stories of pain, exclusion and violence at the WCC Assembly.

6 Nov 2013

On 9 July 2011, South Sudan became the world’s newest nation. Today it is estimated to be home to more than 11 million people and is geographically one of the larger countries in Africa. The Sudanese churches have been part of the struggle and aspiration for peace and security, reports J. Ayana McCalman. But in a land rich in natural resources, there is also a need to address the humanitarian situation and significant human needs.

6 Nov 2013

The government is refusing to grant visas to three Pakistani drone strike victims, one of whom is suing the UK over its intelligence-sharing with the CIA.

6 Nov 2013

Quakers in Britain are to launch The White Feather Diaries, an online storytelling project to mark the centenary of World War I.

6 Nov 2013

Grassroots protest against "the corruption of the political class" showed its global face again on Guy Fawkes Night.