Blogs

22 May 2014

Church of England and Methodist leaders have issued a joint statement to their Churches recommending actions to progress the Anglican-Methodist Covenant.

21 May 2014

The Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church and Church Action on Poverty have produced a resource for churches about food poverty.

21 May 2014

Fears are mounting that a cholera outbreak in and around Juba, which has already killed nine people and reportedly infected another 188, will spread, says Christian Aid.

20 May 2014

A new poll published by the ITUC shows workers across the world to be losing faith in national governments who they believe are putting the interests of big corporations ahead of their own,

20 May 2014

Two more hunger-striking prisoners at Guantanamo Bay have gone to court to preserve tapes of their force-feedings.

19 May 2014

The General Assembly of the Church of Scotland will tomorrow debate the question of Scottish independence.

19 May 2014

As the Church of Scotland once again considers its differences over LGBT ministers, Alexander O'Hare says that we need to ask ourselves what the purpose of inclusivity is about. Is it about keeping everyone in the one Church, or is about living the Kingdom? If the latter, and some within the Church are unwilling or unable to do so with us, then we need to bid farewell. There is no point in unity at all costs, and certainly not at the cost of seeking to live justly in a biblical sense.

19 May 2014

Traffic is being diverted at the Atomic Weapons Establishment in Burghfield, as protesters have blocked a major gate into the site by locking themselves together.