UK News

  • 20 Jan 2009

    Church youth groups and schools are being encouraged to test out their green credentials – from how they travel to school to their packed lunch habits – as part of this year’s eco-themed Education Sunday, taking place on Sunday 8th February.

  • 19 Jan 2009

    Christians from Christian Ecology Link joined a 'flashmob' at London Heathrow over the weekend. Hundreds of campaigners congregated in the Terminal 5 Departures area.

  • 18 Jan 2009

    Reconciliation in the midst of brokenness is the practical theme which thousands of Christians are exploring in the UK and across the world, as the annual Week of Prayer for Christian Unity begins.

  • 18 Jan 2009

    The Methodist Church and the United Reformed Church are leading the way in responding to an Africa Day of Prayer in which the suffering people of Zimbabwe will be held in the thoughts and intentions of participants.

  • 17 Jan 2009

    While institutional religion is in decline in Britain, the diversification of belief and the massive global impact of faith means it is an appropriate subject for thoughtful TV programming, says an insider.

  • 17 Jan 2009

    Following reports that the headquarters of the UN aid agency in Gaza have been hit by white phosphorous fired by Israeli forces, the UK government is being asked to push for an explanation.

  • 16 Jan 2009

    A Christian bus driver from Southampton, Hampshire, has objected to driving a bus with a slogan proclaiming ‘There’s probably no God – now stop worrying and enjoy your life’.

  • 16 Jan 2009

    Twenty-two prominent British Muslims have signed a joint letter denouncing anti-semitic attacks and calling for continued vigilance against anti-Jewish attacks, and have circulated it to mosques across the country.

  • 16 Jan 2009

    A group of retired generals have come out against replacement of Britain's Trident nuclear system, backing calls from churches and others for the weapons of mass destruction to be scrapped.

  • 16 Jan 2009

    An urgent Welsh appeal for money for frontline medical services in Gaza, launched by the Anglican Archbishop in Wales, has started to attract widespread public support as the tragic conflict continues.