People and Power

  • February 19, 2009

    Since 9/11 there has been a huge growth in the number of books that seek to explain and analyse the phenomenon of high-profile violent attacks by extremist Islamist groups. Ben White examines a contribution by high-profile Christian writer Patrick Sookhdeo.

  • February 19, 2009

    Are Christians in Britain an unacknowledged majority or a persecuted minority? Some are trying to say they are both!

  • February 19, 2009

    Six churches and Christian groups have spoken out against US anti-gay hate group Westboro Baptist Church, who proposed to picket in the UK on Friday. But some of them have been challenged about their own policies.

  • February 19, 2009

    The whole point of the Children Society’s latest project was to hear what children were saying and to give them a voice, says Jonathan Bartley. But the world of adult decision-making does not really want to know.

  • February 19, 2009

    A wide coalition of development and social change agencies, including church groups, is organising a major demonstration in central London on 28 March to highlight the need for just economy and ecology.

  • February 18, 2009

    Every year furniture and household items in their millions are thrown away. Yet many of these can be reused to support people in need says a campaign which is involving community groups to recycle for change.

  • February 16, 2009

    Catholic bishops marked yesterday as a special 'Zimbabwe Sunday' to encourage prayer and solidarity for the beleaguered people of the Southern African nation, as its new unity government emerges.

  • February 16, 2009

    A nationwide string of protests against universities' links with arms companies has involved peaceful action on campuses across Britain, backed by the Campaign Against Arms Trade.

  • February 14, 2009

    Secularist campaigners will be marching to the Italian Embassy in London today, in a demonstration coinciding with one in Rome against the Vatican's interventions in Italian, European and global politics.

  • February 13, 2009

    The long road towards accepting women bishops in the Church of England became an inch shorter on 11 February as the Church of England's General Synod passed a tentative enabling motion.