Blogs

28 Mar 2014

European development agencies have urged the EU to develop a long-term strategy to reconnect Gaza to the West Bank.

28 Mar 2014

A number of senior religious leaders have signed a statement declaring support for same-sex marriages taking place on 29 March.

28 Mar 2014

There is an intense debate about Religious Education in schools today. What about Theology and Religious Studies in university departments? Graeme Smith, who teaches public theology and the University of Chichester, looks at what the discipline involves. What does this mean for the MPs and others scrutinising from the outside? "Well I suspect that when they do come calling we shall have some questions for them as well," says Dr Smith.

28 Mar 2014

The Archbishop of Canterbury is today welcoming over 100 members of a broad range of Anglican religious communities to Lambeth Palace.

27 Mar 2014

Brazilian state oil company Petrobras has started exploring for oil and gas in one of the most isolated parts of the Amazon, endangering several isolated Indian tribes.

27 Mar 2014

Christian Aid has published a new report showing the devastating effects of climate change, with communities poorer countries, being forced to change their way of life.

27 Mar 2014

CND has welcomed a report by the House of Commons Defence Committee which highlights the decreasing salience of nuclear weapons in UK defence policy.

27 Mar 2014

Human rights and church activists are calling attention to the severe persecution of Bangladesh’s religious and ethnic minorities.

27 Mar 2014

As the first same-sex marriages take place in England and Wales this weekend, Quakers in Britain are rejoicing with one particular Quaker couple.