Blogs

10 Dec 2013

The Commission on Civil Society and Democratic Engagement's report on the Lobbying Bill is being launched on today, ahead of the Parliamentary Committee Stage on 16 and 18 December.

10 Dec 2013

The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has arrived in Johannesburg, South Africa, to attend events in honour of Nelson Mandela.

9 Dec 2013

Mennonite publishers have issued a statement regarding the publication of theologian John Howard Yoder's books in light of his long-term sexual harassment and abuse.

9 Dec 2013

In 2011, Symon Hill was on a pilgrimage of repentance for homophobia when he heard that the Church of England had launched another consultation process on sexuality. The process has led to the Piling Report, which speaks of being more welcoming while promoting policies that say the opposite. There are some good aspects to the report, but it is likely to make little difference to the lives of Christians in their own churches and communities, he suggests. It is a reminder that we cannot rely on hierarchical church processes - change will come from below, not from above.

9 Dec 2013

Two new reports draw attention to the damaging impact of 'fit for work' assessments on sick and disabled people, and the underlying cause of their flaws.