Blogs

6 Jun 2013

As a Christian think-tank concerned to promote a theological vision of equality in partnership with those of other beliefs and life-stances, Ekklesia is pleased to be part of the new Fair Admissions Campaign (FAC) for publicly funded schools. The initiative seeks to bring equity to a system that should be a beacon of justice and inclusion, yet is mired in discrimination. Simon Barrow explains why he believes that this issue should matter to all of us, both people of faith and people of good faith but not religious belief. Here he looks at it from a specifically Christian viewpoint.

6 Jun 2013

All state-funded schools should be open to all children, regardless of their parents’ religion, says the newly launched Fair Admissions Campaign today.

6 Jun 2013

Lawyers and justice campaigners in England and Wales have pledged to continue their struggle against the UK government's 'destruction' of legal aid.

6 Jun 2013

Professor Ted Cantle, Chair of the iCoCo Foundation and a leading national expert on community cohesion and intercultural relations, has joined the Accord Coalition for inclusive education.

6 Jun 2013

The Council for Catholic Maintained Schools has called for laws allowing faith schools to discriminate on religious grounds in the employment of teachers to end.

6 Jun 2013

Churches have urged governments to sign the new Arms Trade Treaty to keep up the momentum from successful negotiations until it takes effect.

6 Jun 2013

Any new Westminster legislation to reform party funding must include a cap on donations, says the political reform group Unlock Democracy.

5 Jun 2013

Global Christian leader the Rev Dr Emilio Castro was remembered and honoured on Friday 31 May 2013, in a memorial service at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, Switzerland.