Race and Identity

  • 12 Nov 2008

    Prophecies, even those that have apparently failed, continue to be widely accepted. Believers and sceptics will assess the role of supernatural revelations in contemporary religions.

  • 1 Nov 2008

    A Church of Scotland official has welcomed the British government's response to its concerns about the Dungavel asylum detention centre, but churches remain deeply disturbed by the official treatment of those seeking refuge in the UK.

  • 26 Oct 2008

    Leaders of Sri Lanka's Buddhist majority expressed divergent views on resolving the ethnic conflict in their country, speaking to a world churches delegation in the capital Colombo.

  • 24 Oct 2008

    A delegation of black Bishops from the USA is visiting Manchester from through to to Tuesday 28 October 2008 as part of their UK tour for Black History Month.

  • 12 Oct 2008

    Much contemporary human rights discourse is individualistic. But, Savi Hensman points out, human beings are also shaped by economic, social, cultural and religious forces which work for justice - or against it.

  • 30 Sep 2008

    Two Christian campaigners from Manchester have begun a 2-week protest camp outside the Houses of Parliament to call on MPs to help change UK policies that are making refused asylum seekers destitute.

  • 26 Sep 2008

    This Sunday two Christian campaigners from Manchester will begin a 2-week protest camp outside the Houses of Parliament to call on MPs to help change UK policies that are making refused asylum seekers destitute.

  • 25 Sep 2008

    Anabaptists in India say they have been horrified that Christians have had to the jungle with nothing but the clothes on their backs, fearing for their lives because of communal violence in a country once known for religious tolerance.

  • 25 Sep 2008

    One could ask of any state how its political character and practices are intertwined with ethical or moral considerations.

  • 11 Sep 2008

    The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, a research body bringing together the world's richest developed countries, has suggested that fears about migration and hostility towards migrant workers are unjustified.