People and Power

  • March 16, 2008

    The United Methodist Church has been urged to think less about charity and more about social justice by becoming a partner in establishing free health clinics across the United States.

  • March 14, 2008

    A major five year research programme on faith and society is underway, and has a valuable new website.

  • March 14, 2008

    In a reflection on faith and human rights for Easter, Savi Hensman argues that issues of life and death and the question about whether Christians are on the side of the powerful or the powerless go to the heart of the Gospel story.

  • March 14, 2008

    A Christian lawyer who played a major role in exposing the killings in Abu Naji, northern Iraq, will speak at an inter-faith meeting in London tomorrow.

  • March 14, 2008

    Members of different faiths will gather in Friends House in central London on Saturday to discuss The Iraq War and Occupation: Ethics and Values with a leading lawyer who has horrifying uncovered evidence of British involvement in atrocities.

  • March 14, 2008

    The United Reformed Church has appointed the Rev Roberta Rominger as its general secretary. She becomes the first woman to hold the senior post in the Church, or in any of its predecessor denominations.

  • March 13, 2008

    The chairs of the Anglo-Asian Association For Friendship in East Oxford are furious with parts of the media for the way they have reported the Oxford mosque saga.

  • March 12, 2008

    Unlock Democracy, which promotes democratic renewal and active engagement in the political process, has criticised Lord Goldsmith's citizenship review for its narrow view of what it means to be a UK citizen.

  • March 11, 2008

    Recent religious conflict in the Indian state of Orissa has been aided by the aggressive evangelising of missionaries from outside the region, says an official with the largest traditional Protestant denomination in northern India.

  • March 11, 2008

    The treatment of asylum seekers in Britain it isn't an "issue", it's about real people, as a powerful London play demonstrates.