Race and Identity

  • 19 Mar 2009

    A Global Ecumenical Conference on Justice for Dalits is taking place from 21 to 24 March 2009 in Bangkok, Thailand, at the joint initiative of the World Council and the Lutheran World Federation.

  • 16 Mar 2009

    The work of reparations does not stop in Tulsa, Oklahoma or in Northern Ireland, says Deirdre Good. When we bring our troops home out of Iraq and Afghanistan, what process of reparations will we engage? And can people in power ever take such steps if the rest of us do not lead the way?

  • 12 Mar 2009

    The United Church of Christ in the USA will observe its first Immigrant Rights Sunday on 3 May, to highlight vital issues of justice and hospitality for people facing discrimination and exclusion.

  • 6 Mar 2009

    Forty-five days into the Obama Administration in the United States, the general secretary of the National Council of Churches USA is asking for tangible signs that the promised ‘new day’ in immigration policy has arrived.

  • 4 Mar 2009

    Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams has warned that the financial crisis could make the UK more vulnerable to political extremism and the rise of parties like the British National Party.

  • 3 Mar 2009

    Faith communities don't need special privileges, says Vaughan Jones. They need to be free to be the communities they are and to ensure that all members are treated as full human beings with full rights.

  • 27 Feb 2009

    An Anabaptist denomination in the USA has said that apologising for a racist cartoon in the New York Post is not enough - the hardline and violent prejudice it embodies has to be tackled.

  • 20 Feb 2009

    The last of four major conferences looking into issues regarding equality, human rights and ‘religion or belief’ took place in Cardiff earlier this week

  • 11 Feb 2009

    The General Synod of the Church of England has voted overwhelmingly to back a motion calling for a prohibition on clergy and senior staff being members of the far-right British National Party.

  • 9 Feb 2009

    The Bishop of Blackburn, the Rt Rev Nicholas Reade, will tomorrow (10 February) support proposals forbidding Church of England clergy and lay staff joining racist organisations.