Category - migration

  • March 25, 2010

    UKIP is generally treated as respectable and fairly mainstream, while the BNP is demonised. But is there really much difference between them? I decided to compare their policies and found that they were even more similar than I expected.

  • March 11, 2010

    Amnesty International has called on the Italian authorities to halt a plan that could involve the forced eviction of thousands of Roma people from their homes.

  • March 8, 2010

    An atheist writing today for the Daily Telegraph illustrates well the kind of Christianity that George Carey has been defending of late.

  • February 18, 2010

    Like a lot of people, I have been watching the party political Twitter war reach a new stage over the last 48 hours, most notably with the launch of the spoof poster site http://mylabourposter.typepad

  • February 16, 2010

    The National Council of Churches USA and its partner aid agency Church World Service are mobilising for a 'March for America: Change Takes Courage and Faith' on Sunday 21 March, in Washington DC.

  • January 11, 2010

    Lord Carey's comments about immigration show him to be living in an unreal world, says Vaughan Jones. For displaced people this is an issue of life and death. Migration is not a game with numbers. It is an issue which requires serious moves towards international justice - and a basic Christian issue of neighbourly love.

  • January 8, 2010

    Former Archbishop of Canterbury Lord Carey has been strongly criticised for backing an attempt by anti-immigration campaigners to turn migration into a confrontational election issue, and for appearing to want migrants who accept 'Christian values' to have priority.

  • December 11, 2009

    A friend just sent me a copy of this year's UK Border Agency Christmas card.

  • December 4, 2009

    The World Council of Churches' Global Ecumenical Network on Migration has welcomed a year-long campaign by European churches aimed at granting long-term resident permits to foreigners.

  • November 29, 2009

    Pope Benedict XVI has issued a strong message in advance of the ninety-sixth World Day of Migrants and Refugees, which is due to be celebrated on 17 January 2010 and which focuses on underage refugees and migrants.