Religion and Society

  • 6 May 2008

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has been reflecting on "The Spiritual and the Religious: is the territory changing?"

  • 6 May 2008

    An Anglican deacon who steps down during 2008 after three decades leading the Lesbian and Gay Christian Movement, believes that if the Anglican communion separates over homosexuality the onus will fall upon "those who walked away".

  • 6 May 2008

    Indian church leaders attending a once-every-four-years meeting of the National Council of Churches in India in Shillong have spoken out against what they describe as the growing commercialisation of the Christian faith.

  • 3 May 2008

    Journalist, anarchist, pacifist, activist, single parent, troublemaker, saint...This session will discuss the life and message of this exceptional woman, founder in 1933 of the Catholic Worker movemen

  • 30 Apr 2008

    Church.co.uk and Faithworks are hosting an evening with Jim Wallis to consider seven ways to change the world.

  • 28 Apr 2008

    Influential evangelical social activist, political thinker, author and international speaker, Jim Wallis introduces an agenda to make Christianity the driver behind much needed radical change in today

  • 28 Apr 2008

    In a message sent to all of Scotland's 500 Catholic parishes for the 42nd World Communications Day, Bishop Philip Tartaglia claims that "a fundamental disconnection between the provider and the consumer" has occurred in the media

  • 28 Apr 2008

    Two senior black United Methodist clergy in the USA, also longtime civil-rights advocates, say there are parallels between the struggles of blacks in the 1960s and those of gays and lesbians working for full inclusion in the church today.

  • 28 Apr 2008

    A leading regional church figure says Christians in Palestine-Israel are living in a difficult situation, with some cases of Muslim-Christian tension. But talk of 'persecution' is exaggerated and the real task is to combat injustice.

  • 24 Apr 2008

    A delegation led by the Rev Samuel Kobia, general secretary of the World Council of Churches (WCC) has travelled to Syria wishing to learn from the country's long experience of Christians and Muslims living peacefully together.