Blogs

9 Jul 2014

The World Council of Churches has recommended ways for churches to work to end nuclear dangers and respond to those affected by continuing nuclear tragedies.

9 Jul 2014

MPs will tomorrow (9 July) vote on new legal aid cuts which could see torture victims denied their day in court, and leave the Government immune from legal challenges for wrongdoing overseas.

9 Jul 2014

A conference sponsored by arms companies will take place at Church House this morning, as Christian opponents of the arms trade pray and protest outside.

8 Jul 2014

The ‘common good’ and support for current and former soldiers are among the topics to be discussed at the Church of England’s general synod in July 2014. Savi Hensman suggests that the institutional Church of England in its current form may be too heavily compromised by its closeness to the “principalities and powers” to be fully effective in seeking justice and peace. She argues that it will have to face a death of sorts in order to be renewed in Christ.

7 Jul 2014

Christian Aid partners are providing emergency support to some 50,000 people who have fled a conflict in the north central state of Benue in Nigeria.

7 Jul 2014

The World Council of Churches has announced it will hold an Interfaith Summit on Climate Change on September 21-22 in New York City.

7 Jul 2014

The government’s decision to end real terms spending increases on the health service could mean that the NHS will be losing out on £25.5 billion a year by the end of the decade, the TUC has warned.