Bishop David Chillingworth has been elected Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church. In accepting, he said an open and secular society was one in which smaller churches could make a distinct and constructive contribution.
Churches across the UK are preparing for a Day of Prayer tomorrow at the beginning of Stop the Arms Trade Week. They will join with activists of other faiths and of none in a range of events over the coming days.
This Sunday Christian congregations across the country will remember and pray for oppressed and persecuted people seeking sanctuary in the United Kingdom as well as for the workers at the UK Border Agency.
The annual meeting of the General Synod of the Scottish Episcopal Church (Anglican) opened yesterday in Palmerston Place Church in Edinburgh - with the election of a new Primus one of the key issues on its agenda.
A senior bishop and a Government minister have spelled out the importance of the Church of England’s role in mobilising action on climate change, as its Shrinking the Footprint campaign unveiled energy saving toolkits for every parish.
Former Zambian President Kenneth David Kaunda, will be discussing his work in tackling HIV/Aids and poverty in a visit to the Church of Scotland today (Friday 12 June). He himself is the son of a Presbyterian missionary.
Christian Peacemaker Teams, an international agency that seeks to 'get in the way' of war and oppression in conflict zones across the world, is seeking more volunteers from Britain, Ireland and mainland Europe.
A statement about electoral reforms made by Gordon Brown yesterday, which could include the end to the first-past-the post voting system in general elections, has been given a cautious welcome by democracy campaigners who also expressed concern.
Churches in Britain and Ireland will observe a ‘Time for Creation’ between 1 September and 4 October, in the run-up to the next United Nations climate change summit due to take place in Copenhagen at the end of the year.
Unlock Democracy, the bi-partisan campaign for political and constitutional reform, says that Gordon Brown's gestures towards changes in the voting system are "a textbook example of how not to do electoral reform."