Korean ministers and peace activists' prayers against nuclear weapons
As Ekklesia reported this week, Korean church and peace activists in Busan are taking part in a 40 day fasting and prayer vigil against nuclear weapons from 30 September to 8 November 2013, coinciding at the end with the World Council of Churches Assembly there – and drawing attention to the consolidated action of churches against weapons of mass destruction (WMDs).
Libya: Militias, politics and the need for security
In his latest Middle East Analysis vodcast for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian turns attention towards North Africa today and more specifically, Libya.
Jim Wallis tour takes in Belfast, Edinburgh, Manchester and London
New York Times bestselling author and commentator on faith and politics Jim Wallis is currently visiting Britain and Ireland for a range of speaking events following the launch of his book, On God's Side (Lion Hudson) - which discusses what religion forgets and politics hasn't learned about 'serving the common good'.
New monthly MENA radio slot for Ekklesia associate
Premier Radio, the national Christian radio station, is beginning a new regular slot analysing the Middle East and North Africa with Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian – starting tonight (29 August 2013).
As usual, Ekklesia has a number of associates and friends taking part in the Greenbelt Festival this weekend - including Workshop, the grassroots theological education initiative, and a variety of Christian peace and justice organisations.