A peaceful protester won an important court victory for civil liberties yesterday when police surveillance of him of was ruled unlawful, in a decison that lawyers say will change the way demonstrations and protests are policed.
UK-based global development agency Christian Aid today unveils the winners of its new 'Alternative Tax Awards' for companies that have shown ingenuity in reducing their tax commitment - at great cost to people, planet and the poor.
To stem a nationwide shortage of full-time clergy, the Church of Scotland is considering the use of "virtual ministers" who would preach over a live video link to congregations that do not have a permanent minister.
In a change from a standard political hustings, Euro candidates for the North West have this week been grilled at a 'question time' with a difference - a film night on social justice and corporate responsibility at a local AMC Cinema.
Churches are failing their members and communities by avoiding talking openly about money and debt, says the Evangelical Alliance, which is organising a seminar on the topic with input from Credit Action and the Church of England.
A new report published by the Ecumenical Council for Corporate Responsibility says temporary UK and Ireland migrant workers remain vulnerable to low pay, over-long hours, poor health and safety, workplace discrimination and other injustices.
People resisting progress towards rights for all have stolen the language of religion, warned Peter Purton of the Trades Union Congress, opening a conference on faith, homophobia, transphobia and human rights in London on Saturday.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu will address the Church of Scotland's General Assembly in Edinburgh this week. The peace and justice activist will attend the last day of the Kirk's annual gathering as a special guest.
Three British Churches have expressed hope about concrete disarmament measures following the the nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT) Preparatory Committee meeting in New York. But they want the UK to scrap its Trident weapons.
Church of Scotland members have been horrified by a hard-line minister’s attempt to equate the inclusion of gay people in the Church with Nazism, say those involved in preparing for the denomination's upcoming General Assembly.