Economy and Politics

  • 31 Oct 2006

    Ekklesia’s response to the report “Prosperity with a Purpose” has been widely covered in press and media, and also its work on religion and politics.

  • 4 Mar 2015

    As the first of a developing series offering space for conversation and reflection on how we live together, the Hurtado Jesuit Centre will be looking at topical economic, political and cultural issues in the light of principles and values from Catholic social teaching that can be shared by people of faith or no faith.

  • 4 Mar 2015

    During Saturday's "Faith in Politics" event two strong statements were made which were barely challenged and which I feel need further exploration.

  • 3 Mar 2015

    A new poll of Labour’s parliamentary candidates has revealed that 75 per cent would vote against Trident replacement. The vote on Trident replacement is due in 2016.

  • 3 Mar 2015

    The government refuses to reveal which UK businesses accompanied it on a recent trade visit to Egypt, as concerns grow for an Irish teenager facing execution in Cairo.

  • 3 Mar 2015

    The Christian environment charity, Operation Noah, will be hosting an ecumenical climate service before the ‘Time to Act’ national climate march on Saturday, 7 March, 2015 at St Mary le Strand Church, starting at 11.30am.

  • 3 Mar 2015

    The Government's material for schools about the armed forces has been criticised today by the human rights group ForcesWatch and Quakers in Britain.

  • 3 Mar 2015

    For Dr Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, 'faith in politics' begins with faith in God, their* faith in us and the faith we have in each other. He was speaking at the 'Faith in Politics' event organised by Greenbelt, Christian Aid and The Children’s Society on Saturday 28th February held in City Temple, London. The day was billed as an opportunity to "stimulate thought, conversation and action" and it certainly did that.

  • 2 Mar 2015

    Ninety-nine years ago today (2 March 1916), every unmarried man aged between 18 and 41 in England, Scotland and Wales was “deemed to have enlisted” in the armed forces. It was only a few months before another act was passed, extending conscription to married men.

  • 2 Mar 2015

    A new report from a coalition of major UK Churches has revealed that around 100,000 children were affected by benefit sanctions in 2013/14.