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The Armenian genocide: remembering sorrows, articulating hopes

The Armenian genocide: remembering sorrows, articulating hopes

'The Armenian genocide: remembering our sorrows and articulating our hopes?' was the title of a talk given by Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian at St Werburgh's Church in Dublin, Ireland, at the end of last month, 29 April 2013.

Has the 'Arab Spring' sprung? Middle East podcast

Has the 'Arab Spring' sprung? Middle East podcast

In a new Middle East analysis podcast, Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian talks to James Abbott from the Catholic Bishops Conference of England and Wales about the status of what has been commonly described by commentators (and some protagonists) as the 'Arab Spring'.

Cyprus: the anatomy of a Euro crisis

Cyprus: the anatomy of a Euro crisis

The political economist Ann Pettifor, former head of Jubilee 2000 and now an associate of the New Economics Foundation and policy advisor for Prime Economics, was on BBC Radio 4's Today programme this morning, talking about how to address the Cyprus crisis.

Evangelicalism reconsidered on 'Beyond Belief'

Evangelicalism reconsidered on 'Beyond Belief'

Ekklesia's co-director Jonathan Bartley appeared on BBC Radio 4's 'Beyond Belief' programme on Monday 25 March 2013, discussing the history, nature and challenges of (and to) evangelicalism within Christianity.

A different angle on current affairs: Ekklesia on the airwaves

A different angle on current affairs: Ekklesia on the airwaves

Ekklesia staff, associates and friends have been much in demand on the radio and television recently. Tomorrow (Sunday 24 March 2013), new associate Keith Hebden, an Anglican priest involved in social justice advocacy and the activist network Christianity Uncut, will be appearing on a range of local BBC radio stations across England (7am - 9am), making the case against the government's unpaid 'workfare' mandatory work placement programme.

Earth Hour: Uniting people to protect the planet

Earth Hour: Uniting people to protect the planet

Earth Hour claims to be the single, largest, symbolic mass participation event in the world.

Crisis point for Syrian refugees

Crisis point for Syrian refugees

The latest Middle East Analysis podcast looks at the desperate situation faced by more than two million refugees living, displaced, inside and outside Syria as a result of the bloody, two-year conflict in the country.

Updated budget analysis: morality, numbers, impacts and delusional economics

Updated budget analysis: morality, numbers, impacts and delusional economics

This afternoon (20 March 2013) the chancellor of the exchequer delivered another UK budget which will have significant implications for the economy, for the most vulnerable in society and for the environment.

Evangelicals co-sponsor Yes to Women Bishops conference

Evangelicals co-sponsor Yes to Women Bishops conference

Yes 2 Women Bishops is holding a conference on Saturday 16 March 2013, from 10.00am to 3.00pm, at Christ Church, New Malden in Southwark Diocese.

Religious freedom and LGBT rights

Religious freedom and LGBT rights

'Religious Freedom and LGBT Rights - are they compatible?' This was the title and theme of the Cutting Edge Consortium meeting in The Jubilee Room (off Westminster Hall) this evening, 11 March 2013.