Blogs

29 Aug 2013

Starting with a citation from a distinguished Mennonite scholar who constructively engaged Just War perspectives from a pacifist Christian one, Catholic theological ethicist Tobias Winright sets out the issues in relation to the current crisis over Syria. He does not see how military intervention can be morally justified on the full range of criteria.

29 Aug 2013

Christian Aid, which has extensive contacts in the region, is warning of the humanitarian consequences of escalating military action in Syria.

29 Aug 2013

The use of chemical weapons in Syria is a stark reminder of the appalling impact that the war is having on millions, says Catholic aid agency CAFOD.

29 Aug 2013

Pope Francis has called for an end to the fighting in Syria, and for moves towards diplomatic and political rather than military solutions in the region.

29 Aug 2013

The Archbishop of Canterbury has warned of the "unforeseen consequences" in the Middle East region of US-led and UK-backed armed action against Syria.

29 Aug 2013

Leaders from the Methodist Church, the Baptist Union of Great Britain and the United Reformed Church have released a short statement on the crisis in Syria.

29 Aug 2013

A new tariff structure from the energy regulator will not adequately tackle fuel poverty in Scotland, Holyrood has been warned.

29 Aug 2013

Young people of the Christian, Muslim and Jewish faiths have recently created a unique community at the Ecumenical Institute in Bossey, Switzerland. Together they seek to break religious stereotypes, promote mutual respect and enhance their understanding of religions beyond the conflict paradigm.

29 Aug 2013

Welcoming and protecting strangers, especially migrants, is "at the core of our mission as churches,” says the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit.