Blogs

19 Oct 2013

A delegation from the International Council of Christians and Jews has been welcomed on a World Council of Churches visit.

19 Oct 2013

In a collection of essays, former students of the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey share how their years at the Institute created some of their fondest memories.

19 Oct 2013

Many uncertain – and as yet unanswerable – questions prey on commentators' minds about Turkey today. Can it indeed play a constructive global (read: stabilising) role in the Middle East and North Africa region or is it merely a spoiler at best and a bully at worst? Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian explores the issues around and behind Turkey's current situation.

19 Oct 2013

A second report has been released by the UN criticising the US’ covert drone programme for killing hundreds of civilians and withholding information about their deaths.

19 Oct 2013

The civil liberties and human rights organisatio Liberty has applied for a fresh inquest into the death of a young British Army recruit at Deepcut barracks.

18 Oct 2013

Migrants are reduced to mere commodities, traded and exchanged in the global market, says a churches' declaration.

18 Oct 2013

The World Council of Churches (WCC) held its first Youth Virtual Conference titled “Live your Faith!” on 12 October.

18 Oct 2013

The rights of indigenous peoples in Guatemala are under threat from large scale extraction of natural resources.