Life and Death

  • 1 Apr 2010

    Amnesty International has strongly urged the Hamas de facto administration in Gaza not to carry out several pending "abhorrent" death sentences.

  • 18 Mar 2010

    Churches in Pakistan are horrified at the killing of six World Vision staff, as the international NGO announces it has suspended its operations in the country.

  • 18 Mar 2010

    Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill has honoured victims of the 1915 Armenian genocide, but Turkey's president says he may expel Armenians after condemnations in the USA and Sweden.

  • 16 Mar 2010

    Is the cost in spoilt US relations with Turkey outweighed by respect for the memory of well over one million Armenian victims? Harry Hagopian asks tough questions about the past an future of a genocide which many wish to deny, but which truth and humanity demands must be acknowledged in full.

  • 16 Mar 2010

    Amnesty International has called on Barack Obama to tackle soaring US maternal mortality rates that particularly affect minorities and those living in poverty.

  • 9 Feb 2010

    How do we handle scriptural passages about the goodness of creation and nature stilled by the power of God in a world that produces the Haiti earthquake? Simon Barrow looks at storms stilled and storms unstilled in the light of Christ.

  • 28 Jan 2010

    The lives of thousands of expectant mothers in Haiti and the lives of their unborn babies are at risk after the earthquake left the healthcare system in tatters, leaving the women with no choice but to deliver their babies in emergency camps.

  • 27 Jan 2010

    Rabbi Dr Jonathan Sacks offered a moving, reflective and hopeful 'Thought for the Day' on BBC Radio 4 this morning, highlighting the courage and resistance of those trapped in the Warsaw ghetto under the Nazis

  • 27 Jan 2010

    Today marks the observance of the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust. It should also enable us all to recognise and acknowledge the Armenian genocide of 1915-23, says Harry Hagopian - for the sake of moral and political truthfulness and healing.

  • 27 Jan 2010

    Tens of thousands of people in Britain and millions across the world are today (27 January 2010) marking Holocaust Memorial Day - taking the theme 'the legacy of hope' in seeking to remember the past so as to shape a better future.