Peace and War

  • 30 Jan 2015

    Though the recent cross-party attempt to gain a House of Commons vote against the £100 billion renewal of the Trident nuclear weapons system was defeated by the Conservative-led Government, with support from a number of Labour MPs, important points were put on the record about the humanitarian and environmental impact of these WMDs.

  • 29 Jan 2015

    New evidence shows that the Nigerian authorities were clearly warned of impending Boko Haram attacks on Baga and Monguno.

  • 29 Jan 2015

    Secret plans considering relocating Trident to Wales have been described as "logistically untenable" and a "slap in the face" for the people of Wales.

  • 27 Jan 2015

    Events are taking place around the British and Irish isles to mark Holocaust Memorial Day on Tuesday 27 January 2015. The theme for this year is 'Keep the memory alive'.

  • 25 Jan 2015

    What is security?

    If your family is going hungry because your benefits have been cut, security might mean knowing that you have enough to eat. But Prime Minister David Cameron wants to make you secure by renewing the Trident nuclear weapons system at a cost of £100 billion.

  • 23 Jan 2015

    When children are murdered, let us call each child by name and name what has been done to her in the name of some cause she will never know or understand. To call a murdered child a suicide bomber is to violate her all over again, says Professor Tina Beattie, in the wake of Boko Haram's deadliest yet attacks in northern Nigeria.

  • 23 Jan 2015

    Religious fidelity and free speech can learn the art of coexistence despite the acerbic challenges that have flowed from the terrible Paris shootings and the arguments about Charlie Hebdo magazine, says Ekklesia associate and Middle East analyst Dr Harry Hagopian. The much harder – and harsher – question is whether we as followers of a religion or as advocates of free speech can coexist too?

  • 23 Jan 2015

    Churches have expressed deep concern over reports of widespread violence around demonstrations in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo.

  • 23 Jan 2015

    Attacks in Niger, resulting in the destruction of over 70 churches and many deaths, have been strongly condemned by the World Council of Churches.

  • 22 Jan 2015

    A new medical report confirms indiscriminate use of large quantities of powerful explosives by Israeli forces during last summer’s assault.