Category - festival of spirituality and peace

  • 12 Aug 2011

    Bishop Christopher Senjonyo from Uganda, a courageous advocate of the rights and dignity of LGBT people in Africa, is speaking at three events in the 2011 Edinburgh Festival of Spirituality and Peace this weekend.

  • 12 Aug 2011

    This evening (12 August) at 17:45 there is a showing of the powerful film 'Getting Out', followed by Q&A with Bishop Christopher Senjonyo from Uganda, a courageous supporter of the rights and dignity of LGBT people, at the Filmhouse Cinema in Edinburgh.

  • 8 Aug 2011

    The verdict in the Lockerbie trial that convicted Ali al-Megrahi is a tragedy for Scottish justice, says Jim Swire, who lost his daughter in the bombing.

  • 8 Aug 2011

    Working for a better society depends on ordinary people - not just political, civic and faith leaders - standing up to injustice, Alex Salmond says.

  • 7 Aug 2011

    Conversation, which is a cornerstone of human relationships, is crucial to achieving peace in a world of conflict and injustice, says Bishop Brian Smith.

  • 7 Aug 2011

    Edinburgh's Festival season is not just a 'commercial jamboree', but an an opportunity to recapture the vision of peace in the human community.

  • 6 Aug 2011

    The Rev Donald Reid, director of the ambitious Festival of Spirituality & Peace (6-29 August 2011) in Edinburgh this year has been interviewed on BBC Radio 4's flagship 'Sunday' programme tomorrow morning, appearing at 7.15am.

  • 5 Aug 2011

    With the tenth anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks less than a month away, the Festival of Spirituality and Peace in Edinburgh is seeking to reawaken a spirit of hope for people of different belief and cultural backgrounds who want to work for a peaceful future.

  • 5 Aug 2011

    The prospects of settlements in some of the most intractable situations in the world today, as well as in domestic political wrangles over the health service, education and more, depend upon a host of unseen actors, says Simon Barrow. They create the conditions for the more formal political mechanisms to make progress.

  • 4 Aug 2011

    Chancellor George Osborne's economic policies got a decidedly mute response in terms of their impact on the poorest at an event in Edinburgh yesterday.