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Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In 5 - Jill Segger

Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In 5 - Jill Segger

With a month to go till the General Election, we are inviting people to pledge to vote for what they believe in, according to the values outlined in our election paper.

Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In 4 - Ray Gaston

Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In 4 - Ray Gaston

With a month to go till the General Election, we are inviting people to pledge to vote for what they believe in, according to the values outlined in our election paper.

To help focus our thinking, we've invited commentators from across the political spectrum to explain how the values are integral to their electoral choices. We are publishing a selection of pledges not to endorse any one party but to demonstrate how different people have responded to our values and are pledging to vote according to their beliefs.

Pledge to Vote For What You Believe In 3 - Symon Hill

Pledge to Vote For What You Believe In 3 - Symon Hill

With a month to go till the General Election, we are inviting people to pledge to vote for what they believe in, according to the values outlined in our election paper.

To help focus our thinking, we've invited commentators from across the political spectrum to explain how the values are integral to their electoral choices. We are publishing a selection of pledges not to endorse any one party but to demonstrate how different people have responded to our values and are pledging to vote according to their beliefs.

Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In 2 - Sara Hyde

Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In 2 - Sara Hyde

With a month to go till the General Election, we are inviting people to pledge to vote for what they believe in, according to the values outlined in our election paper.

Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In 1 - Claire Mathys

Pledge to Vote for What You Believe In 1 - Claire Mathys

With a month to go till the General Election, we are inviting people to pledge to vote for what they believe in, according to the values outlined in our election paper. To help focus our thinking, we've invited commentators from across the political spectrum to explain how the values are integral to their electoral choices. We are publishing a selection of pledges not to endorse any one party but to demonstrate how different people have responded to our values and are pledging to vote according to their beliefs.

Ekklesia's Jonathan Bartley on sabbatical during GE2015

Ekklesia's Jonathan Bartley on sabbatical during GE2015

Our co-director Jonathan Bartley is taking a short unpaid sabbatical from Ekklesia, starting at Easter and running until after the General Election. This is because he is running as a parliamentary candidate, and both he and Ekklesia wish to avoid any confusion between those two roles.

Migration, the churches and the General Election

Migration, the churches and the General Election

Migration is a major pastoral issue for civic groups and churches. New communities enliven church life and community activity. They also encounter the challenges posed by often harsh immigration restrictions, scapegoating and economic uncertainty.

'Minding our own business: our common goods' at the Hurtado Centre

'Minding our own business: our common goods' at the Hurtado Centre

As the first of a developing series offering space for conversation and reflection on how we live together, the Hurtado Jesuit Centre will be looking at topical economic, political and cultural issues in the light of principles and values from Catholic social teaching that can be shared by people of faith or no faith.

Christians pray and march together to urge action on climate change

Christians pray and march together to urge action on climate change

The Christian environment charity, Operation Noah, will be hosting an ecumenical climate service before the ‘Time to Act’ national climate march on Saturday, 7 March, 2015 at St Mary le Strand Church, starting at 11.30am.

Debt relief for Greece makes economic and moral sense

Debt relief for Greece makes economic and moral sense

Ekklesia, the politics and beliefs thinktank, has joined senior religious leaders in calling for a positive debt deal for Greece and an alternative, moral approach to the economic crises brought about by debt-deflationary policies and austerity.