Blogs

29 Mar 2014

In Egypt, 529 people have been sentenced to death in one of the largest trials in the history of the country.

29 Mar 2014

The barbarity of the response to protest by the Syrian regime - bullets, shabihas and tanks that soon graduated to chemical weapons and TNT barrels - also weaponised an equally radical bunch of people who carry with them the cloak of religiosity although they do not care a jot about the future governance of Syria, says regional analyst Dr Harry Hagopian. So where do we go from here?

28 Mar 2014

With just one day to go until Earth Hour, a record 158 countries and territories across some 7,000 cities and towns will be participating.

28 Mar 2014

European development agencies have urged the EU to develop a long-term strategy to reconnect Gaza to the West Bank.

28 Mar 2014

A number of senior religious leaders have signed a statement declaring support for same-sex marriages taking place on 29 March.

28 Mar 2014

There is an intense debate about Religious Education in schools today. What about Theology and Religious Studies in university departments? Graeme Smith, who teaches public theology and the University of Chichester, looks at what the discipline involves. What does this mean for the MPs and others scrutinising from the outside? "Well I suspect that when they do come calling we shall have some questions for them as well," says Dr Smith.

28 Mar 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury is today welcoming over 100 members of a broad range of Anglican religious communities to Lambeth Palace.

27 Mar 2014

Brazilian state oil company Petrobras has started exploring for oil and gas in one of the most isolated parts of the Amazon, endangering several isolated Indian tribes.

27 Mar 2014

Christian Aid has published a new report showing the devastating effects of climate change, with communities poorer countries, being forced to change their way of life.