Blogs

2 Oct 2014

Thinking about how to respond to ISIS/IS, and in view of the perilous realities of Iraq and Syria, have we tended to ignore the increasing tensions in Palestine and the relationship between all these? Regional commentator and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian argues that ISIS cannot be dealt with by brute force and must be countered by political solutions that re-enfranchise the peoples of the region.

2 Oct 2014

Campaign Against Arms Trade has called on the UK government to end the sale of tear-gas to the government in Hong Kong, following its use against pro-democracy protestors.

2 Oct 2014

Concerns have been raised about a new wave of executions in Iran, after it emerged that authorities in the country last week executed a man for 'heresy'

2 Oct 2014

Quakers in Britain will be marking their eighth national Quaker Week from 4 to 12 October, following the theme 'Let your life speak'.

1 Oct 2014

In response to the Ebola crisis in West Africa, the WCC has brought together reps of Christian aid organisations and UN agencies to escalate their efforts.

1 Oct 2014

The Anglican Bishop of Manchester says that the Church can "be on the right side of equality issues", after years struggling with them.