UK News

  • 16 Jun 2008

    A major and sometimes controversial figure in the Israeli peace-making world has arrived in London. Ron Kronish, Director of the Israeli Inter-Religious Co-ordinating Committee for Israel, is visiting St Ethelburga’s Centre for Reconciliation.

  • 16 Jun 2008

    A new charity is being launched in London tomorrow to pioneer an award-winning community response to sex offending, in the UK. Circles UK aims to support the development and effectiveness of Circles of Support and Accountability.

  • 14 Jun 2008

    UK-based International development agency Christian Aid has accused the government of ‘eviscerating’ the Climate Change Bill by failing to include within it a number of measures crucial to the fight against global warming.

  • 13 Jun 2008

    Two senior Anglican archbishops are to be present at the funeral service at Llandaff Cathedral in Wales for the UK religious affairs writer and broadcaster Christopher Morgan - who tragically took his own life recently.

  • 12 Jun 2008

    As the debate on church and welfare continue, the Prime Minister and other senior government figures today host a reception with the winners of the 2008 Faithworks Awards at No 10 Downing Street.

  • 11 Jun 2008

    PM Gordon Brown stands accused of distorting the facts as the parlimentary vote on 42 days detention for terror suspects looms - with church figures joining critics.

  • 10 Jun 2008

    As the debate about the relationship between government provided social welfare and church involvement continues, a Christian minister who chairs an agency working with people in housing need says that state funding is "a mixed blessing".

  • 10 Jun 2008

    Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu addressed a packed gathering during a short service of prayer at St Martin'-in-the-Field, in London, last night. He focussed especially upon the worsening political situation in Zimbabwe.

  • 10 Jun 2008

    The Cambridge-based Von Hugel Institute's report on church, government and social welfare is creating a lively media and political talking point following its launch in London yesterday.

  • 9 Jun 2008

    English church leaders have called on Christians to use the period of 1 September to 4 October 2008 as an opportunity to put the environment at the heart of their prayer, worship and practical concern. This is part of a regular initiative.