Blogs

11 Mar 2014

Health unions will join campaigners today in Westminster to raise their concerns about government proposals to fast-track hospital closures.

10 Mar 2014

Amnesty International is to brief US politicians on the ongoing failure to adequately investigate past human rights violations and abuses in Northern Ireland.

10 Mar 2014

Pope Francis met with Rev Olav Fykse Tveit, Secretary General of the World Council of Churches, on 7 March in an encounter described as "very positive".

10 Mar 2014

War on Want is joining forces with political activist and fashion designer Katharine Hamnett to protect garment workers making clothes for UK retailers.

8 Mar 2014

Three major British Churches have attacked the Government’s Child Poverty Strategy, saying that it fails to provide a credible plan to tackle the issue.

8 Mar 2014

Faith-based groups, with the United Nations, have urged expansion of access to anti-retroviral treatment for persons living with HIV and AIDS.

8 Mar 2014

A few weeks ago, Juliet Kilpin attended the community launch of Christians on the Left (www.christiansontheleft.org.uk) with a summit on faith, social action and social justice. In a packed food bank based in a London City Mission venue in Vauxhall, inspirational voices shared stories of action motivated by Christian faith. But the event and network raises other important questions about faith, politics, justice, class, witness and the use of the Bible, she suggests.

7 Mar 2014

The CEO of the World Evangelical Alliance has told its Council that he will not be seeking a third term in the beginning of 2015.