Received ideas about neutrality, ‘news values’ and the place of reporting in current events must be questioned because of the changing global role of the media in an age of conflict, a commentator will suggest at a meeting in St Ethelburga's Centre, London, on 26 June 2007.
The Methodist Relief and Development Fund (MRDF) will be using a red, two metre high ‘carbon footprint’ at this year’s British Methodist Conference to highlight the danger to developing countries posed by climate change.
American evangelical social activist Jim Wallis has made a stirring plea for a ‘justice revival’ among the churches in the UK and beyond - saying that Christians and those of goodwill must help Gordon Brown keep his promises.
Irish Catholic Bishops have joined worldwide human rights oranisations in calling on the President of Zimbabwe - who was educated as a Catholic - to change direction and respect the will of the people for change.
Despite misgivings from all sides about the United Nation's Human Rights Council, Nobel Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu says the body that is supposed to be an international watchdog should gain in credibility.
You are invited to a discussion on Making peace headline news with Ekklesia director Simon Barrow, on Tuesday 26 June 2007, at St Ethelburga's, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG, starting at 6.30pm. Ends by 8pm. All welcome.
You are invited to a discussion on Making peace headline news with Ekklesia's Simon Barrow, on Tuesday 26 June 2007, at St Ethelburga's, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG, starting at 6.30pm. Ends by 8pm. All welcome. Feel free to spread the news.
Archbishop Emeritus and Nobel Laureate Desmond Tutu comes to St Alban's on Saturday, to lead the city's Annual Pilgrimage in remembrance of the killing of its patron saint. He will focus on the challenges of following Christ today.
Doing justice to the Palestinian people will bring about security for Israel too, a global church conference has heard. There were appeals to end the illegal occupation of Palestinian land and to combat anti-Semitism too.
Civilians are bearing the brunt of violence as fighting rages in Sri Lanka between the military and the Tamil Tigers (LTTE), church and civilian humanitarian agencies report. Long-term solutions are vitally needed.