Blogs

20 Aug 2013

In a substantial address given at the launch of Just Festival 2013, Bishop John Armes explores the relationship between peace and justice, the struggle against poverty and exclusion, key themes in the Hebrew and Christian Scriptures, and the challenge of particular global situations like the one in Zimbabwe. Dr Armes is also chairing a conversation on 'A Good Society' on Tuesday 20 August.

20 Aug 2013

Rowan Williams will speak at Resurgence's Festival of Wellbeing on the pursuit of knowledge, its effect on relationships and as a "source of frustration and injustice".

20 Aug 2013

The World Council of Churches (WCC) has invited its member churches to join a global call to action against corruption.

20 Aug 2013

The partner of a Guardian journalist who was detained on 18 August at a London airport was clearly the victim of unwarranted revenge tactics, says Amnesty International.

20 Aug 2013

The Green member of parliament for Brighton Pavilion, Caroline Lucas, has been arrested with others in Balcombe on an anti-fracking protest.

20 Aug 2013

India’s Dongria Kondh tribe has overwhelmingly rejected plans by British mining giant Vedanta Resources for an open-pit bauxite mine in their sacred Niyamgiri Hills.

19 Aug 2013

The issue of what constitutes 'the good', in persons, in relationships and in society is an interesting one. It is far less straightforward than many assume, says Simon Barrow. He highlights the importance of theology, and the Christian doctrine of God in particular, for appreciating how we arrive at 'goodness', and how we develop an ethic based on communal virtue in the church and beyond.