Blogs

10 Sep 2013

London Mayor Boris Johnson has been roundly condemned for his "feeble" defence of London hosting an arms fair peddling weapons to dictators.

10 Sep 2013

The latest British Social Attitudes Report suggests that sympathy for those without jobs has increased and support for benefit cuts has fallen.

10 Sep 2013

The Bin the Bedroom Tax Coalition says its protests will not be stopped by a ban on its planned march to the annual Liberal Democrat conference in Glasgow.

10 Sep 2013

Five Christians have been arrested for successfully blockading the Custom House entrance in London at an arms fair supplying weapons to repressive regimes.

10 Sep 2013

The war in Syria is illegal. If a criminal had poisoned someone, our concern would be how to protect the public from future poisonings and how to arrest the criminal and bring him (or her) before a court of law. And civil society needs to be directly involved in the talks. Mary Kaldor, Professor of Global Governance at the LSE, says that the military action versus diplomacy standoff represents a tired form of geopolitics that misses the humanitarian dimension enshrined in international law.

10 Sep 2013

The Vatican nuncio to the United Nations has said that a military strike on Syria is unjustified and will create a "humanitarian disaster".

10 Sep 2013

A joint commission of the Church of England and the Methodist Church in Britain wants renewed efforts to fulfil the hope of unity.

10 Sep 2013

The first female General Secretary of the Baptist Union, the fourth largest Christian grouping in the UK, has begun work this week.

10 Sep 2013

Forty American faith leaders have signed a letter to all members of Congress opposing US-led military action against Syria.