People and Power

  • April 10, 2009

    The crucifixion reminds us that God is well acquainted with places like Abu Ghraib, says Jennifer Halteman Schrock. May the suffering that Christ endured while on trial as a “terrorist” fill us with compassion.

  • April 8, 2009

    Health is not is not a reductionist industrial process, says Stephen G. Wright. It is about attending to deep human, relational and spiritual needs. This is what NHS chaplaincy is about.

  • April 8, 2009

    At a time of upheaval in Cuba's ruling elite, and with pressure mounting to break the impasse in relations with the United States, the Catholic Church on the island is urging a "national dialogue".

  • April 7, 2009

    Christians, Jews, Muslims and others came together for a prayer vigil on 4 April at Redeemer Lutheran Church, Binghamton, New York, following a tragic neighbourhood massacre that took 13 lives.

  • April 7, 2009
  • April 4, 2009

    South Africa's ruling ANC has lambasted Desmond Tutu, accusing the former Anglican archbishop of "blasphemy" after he said he did not look forward to Jacob Zuma becoming the country's head of state.

  • April 4, 2009

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams is calling on all Christians to hold special services this Easter in aid of Shelter’s work with homeless and badly housed families.

  • April 3, 2009

    The targeting and scapegoating of vulnerable groups can undermine the very values which are supposedly being defended, says Savi Hensman. She also sets out the strong Christian case against such practices.

  • April 1, 2009

    Our need to get out there and demonstrate against a corrupted world, says Brian Draper, needs to translate into a set of positive commitments and actions that speak for what we are for as well as what we are against.

  • April 1, 2009

    The Put People First demonstration in London on 28 March, ahead of the G20 meeting was a showcase of political, environmental and economic idealism, says Hannah Kowszun. But are such marches mirroring too much of what they decry?