UK News

  • December 25, 2009

    The Catholic Archbishop of Westminster, Vincent Nichols, used his Christmas Midnight Mass message at Westminster Cathedral to criticise the idea that happiness comes from wealth, status, celebrity and how we are regarded by society.

  • December 24, 2009

    Anglican Archbishop of York Dr John Sentamu has strongly criticised the inhuman UK policy on asylum seekers and has also spoken against the anti-homosexuality bill currently going through the Ugandan parliament.

  • December 24, 2009

    The President of the Methodist Church in Britain has challenged people to look beyond the romanticism of the Christmas story in search of the reality - which includes confronting a world of division and injustice.

  • December 23, 2009

    Anglican priest Tim Jones has warned that many people in poverty are driven to crime to survive. He encouraged people in this situation to shoplift what they need rather than resort to mugging or prostitution.

  • December 23, 2009

    While psychological researchers sometimes ask volunteers about their dreams, a unit at the University of Wales in Lampeter, in mid Wales, collects religious experiences that can used as a resource for theology students.

  • December 22, 2009

    The historic news that the leaders of Britain's three main political parties will for the first time take part in a series of televised debates at the next general election has been mired in accusations that they have 'stitched up democracy' for their own benefit.

  • December 21, 2009

    There might not have been anywhere for expectant Mary and her husband Joseph two thousand years ago, but a minister in Lanark, Scotland, says there is plenty of room at the inn this Christmas. At least, at the one to which he is going.

  • December 20, 2009

    CrossReach, the Church of Scotland's social care organisation, has appointed a new Chief Executive Officer to oversee one of the largest care agencies in the country with over 80 services, supporting 2,500 people in need every day.

  • December 18, 2009

    The Accord Coalition, which campaigns for inclusive education, has welcomed the Supreme Court judgement on JFS, which lessens the power of state-funded faith schools to discriminate in their admissions policy.

  • December 18, 2009

    LGCM has welcomed wholeheartedly an assurance from the Archbishop of Canterbury’s press office that he condemns the proposed draconian Anti-Homosexuality Bill currently before the Ugandan Parliament.