Religion and Society

  • 24 Nov 2007

    Salaam Bethlehem is touring in the UK throughout the season of Advent with performances until 22 December 2007. This is the story of a production which highlights the situation of a famous city and today's Palestinian Christians and Muslims.

  • 24 Nov 2007

    Scotland's first minister Alex Salmond is this weekend launching a Scottish Inter-Faith Week, during which people from across the country are being invited to meet their neighbours and to build new friendships.

  • 24 Nov 2007

    Young Christians have been meeting near Katmandu in Nepal, a country emerging towards democracy and pluralism. Many are now attracted to Christianity in the predominantly Hindu kingdom which now has a formally secular state.

  • 23 Nov 2007

    FaithAction are happy to announce that the 1st FaithAction National Conference, Money Well Spent

  • 23 Nov 2007

    Members and supporters of Inclusive Church, including Ekklesia, associate Savitri Hensman, have been gathering at Swanwick to develop a vision of Anglicanism beyond in-fighting - one "drenched in grace".

  • 23 Nov 2007

    As inclusive Anglicans representing what many call the 'orthodox centre' in the church have been meeting in a major gathering called Drenched in Grace, concern has been expressed that the Archbishop of Canterbury is giving in to pressure from hardliners.

  • 22 Nov 2007

    The first Inclusive Church conference opened at the Hayes Conference Centre in Derbyshire today (Thursday) with an attack on the damage done by the growing tendency to exclude, within the Anglican church.

  • 21 Nov 2007

    The St Ethelburga’s team reflect on issues of inter-religious co-existence as part of the events marking the re-opening of St Martin in the Fields church in Trafalgar Square.

  • 20 Nov 2007

    The Christian think tank Ekklesia has renewed its call for the repeal of the UK's archaic blasphemy law, in the wake of an attempt by an individual to seek judicial review in the High Court to bring private prosecution against the BBC for broadcasting 'Jerry Springer - The Opera'.

  • 20 Nov 2007

    Christian Aid and some 40 other development and human rights organisations are warning world leaders attending the Middle East conference in Annapolis of the dangers of ignoring the humanitarian and political crisis in Gaza.