Features

  • May 21, 2016

    Two Armenian Christian leaders from Syria have been in the UK this month (May 2016) to remind people of the often stark realities facing a country where half the population are either refugees or h

  • March 30, 2016

    Much as it is an understatement to say that I was shaken by the terrorist attacks in Paris in November 2015, so it is the case with the terrorist assaults on Brussels earlier this month.

  • March 19, 2016

    Pope John Paul II once said, "A society will be judged on the basis of how it treats its weakest members".

  • November 26, 2015

    There was a time (2006, in case we had forgotten) when then opposition leader, now Prime Minister, David Cameron was keen to be photographed with huskies on an environmental research trip to Norway

  • October 19, 2015

    Picking up on the debate at Stirling University on 23.10.14, the introductory blog to this topic by Alison Jasper and John I'Anson, and the contribution by Sarah Clark, Russell Hunter, a Master

  • September 14, 2015

    The Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region is changing but, such change will take long years and further sacrifices, says regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian, surveying what seems like an endless tragedy at times. However, the length of such wars also depends on the involvement of outside powers – whether regional or global – as well as people on the ground in particular settings.

  • August 21, 2015

    The New York Times published a horrific story by Rukmini Callimachi on 13.

  • August 12, 2015

    My ‘critical religion’ article entitled Critical reflections on the category of “Religion” in contemporary sociological discourse>/em> has recently been published by Nordic Journal of Religion

  • July 24, 2015

    On 3rd July 2015, a group of leading Catholics wrote to Iain Duncan Smith regarding his welfare reforms.We are delighted that the Minister took the time to reply to the issues raised and have published his response here.However, we believe the Minister has missed the point on the harm he is causing. We have therefore sent him the following letter in reply.

  • July 24, 2015

    On 3rd July 2015, a group of leading Catholics published an open letter to Iain Duncan Smith calling on him to change his approach to welfare reform. We are delighted the Minister has taken the time to respond to the letter, and publish it in full below.