People and Power

  • July 16, 2007

    British MPs have been warned by Christian Aid, at a special briefing at the House of Commons, that unless the UK government commits to reducing emissions by 80% by 2050 millions of people in the developing world will suffer.

  • July 14, 2007

    An easy assumption that religion is less dangerous when it is 'less religious' is wrong, says Simon Barrow. As an article in the International Herald Tribune points out, the path from death to life is found within as well as beyond each tradition.

  • July 14, 2007

    Gordon Brown, artfully manoeuvred into Downing Street, will have little room to operate in for the social justice agenda. But what space there is will be created by the power of imagination, says Simon Barrow. Look at the example of Northern Ireland.

  • July 10, 2007

    The Methodist Church in Britain is seeking to offer help with the often hidden mental health issues and problems faced within society at large - and not least within the churches. Its concern is for carers as well as suffers.

  • July 10, 2007

    The church development agency CAFOD, says that the world’s newest nation in the 21st century, East Timor, has been successful in running its first election . Now the Timorese Government must start delivering for the poor.

  • July 7, 2007

    Following the recent bomb threats in London and Glasgow, the Islamic Medical Association UK has sent the following letter to the media. Many other Muslim groups have also joined the condemnations.

  • July 7, 2007

    Gordon Brown has been challenged by Scottish Catholic Cardinal Keith O'Brien for not including mention of the repeal of the Act of Settlement, which ensures only a Protestant can take the British throne, in constitutional proposals.

  • July 7, 2007

    An alliance of southern African Christian organizations has called for the African Union and other bodies on the continent to help stop human rights violations being perpetrated on Zimbabweans by the country's government.

  • July 6, 2007

    Representatives of church bodies associated with the World Council of Churches (WCC) from Africa, Europe and the Middle East are gathering in Brussels, 6-9 July 2007, to seek responses to migration in and between these regions.

  • July 6, 2007

    T in the Park, the biggest carbon neutral music festival in the world, is this year supporting development agency Christian Aid’s Cut the Carbon campaign and helping promote its 1,000 mile Cut the Carbon March across the UK.