Religion and Society

  • 20 Jun 2008

    Swiss soccer player Johan Vonlanthen says he has undergone phenomenal changes since he made his debut as an international soccer player, which he attributes to his faith. But his country have still made an early exit from Euro 2008.

  • 19 Jun 2008

    What is the responsibility of the international community when a state is unable or unwilling to protect its own people?

  • 19 Jun 2008

    A Day Exploring Spiritual Traditions and the Environment

    Speakers:
    Abbot Christopher Jamison (Worth Abbey/The Monastery TV Series)
    Speaking on the theme The Ecology of Happiness

  • 17 Jun 2008

    PM Gordon Brown has launched a new consultation involving the Labour Party, churches and faith communities. It will focus on identifying the values held in common by different faiths and beliefs - ones that also echo with the non-religious.

  • 14 Jun 2008

    Over on the ever-stimulating OpenDemocracy, Anthony Barnett offers an acute assessment of Tony Blair's recent blandishments on faith and the global order.

  • 12 Jun 2008

    The Canadian Government has followed churches and apologised for forcing 150,000 aboriginal children to attend state-funded Christian boarding schools aimed at assimilating them.

  • 12 Jun 2008

    As the debate on church and welfare continue, the Prime Minister and other senior government figures today host a reception with the winners of the 2008 Faithworks Awards at No 10 Downing Street.

  • 12 Jun 2008

    The World Association of Newspapers and the World Editors Forum have condemned what they say is the UN Human Rights Council's repeated efforts to undermine freedom of expression in the name of protecting religious sensibilities.

  • 10 Jun 2008

    Do you want to make a difference?

  • 10 Jun 2008

    As the debate about the relationship between government provided social welfare and church involvement continues, a Christian minister who chairs an agency working with people in housing need says that state funding is "a mixed blessing".