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The Church of Scotland has agreed to investigate the increasing costs of holding funerals, following an intervention at its annual gathering.
Following the killing of Drummer Lee Rigby in Woolwich, the Co-Chairs and Vice-Chairs of the Inter Faith Network for the UK issued a statement today (24 May).
We are pleased to announce that as of yesterday, 22 May 2013, Ekklesia's daily e-mail briefing service (covering news, events and comment) has resumed.
The authorities in Indonesia must immediately halt the execution of three men, expected imminently, Amnesty International said yesterday (16 May).
A UK pharmaceutical firm has announced that it is "putting in place concrete steps" to stop the use of its drugs in executions.
Two school pupils from Birmingham have made a hard-hitting new film about a prisoner in Japan who has been on death row for 45 years.
The Belarusian authorities must stop the execution of a homeless man who was sentenced to death for murder earlier this week, Amnesty International says.
The execution of two death row inmates in Japan is part of a chilling escalation of death penalty use under the country'snewgovernment, Amnesty has said.
World Council of Churches (WCC) General Secretary Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit has offered prayers and support for advocacy against violence following the Boston bombing.
“Lying here, she is one of us, subject to the common destiny of all human beings”. Speaking at
Margaret Thatcher's funeral yesterday (17 April) , the Bishop of London reminded us of what a funeral is actually about.