How the churches can seize the Occupy moment

By Press Office
November 2, 2011

Now that a legal confrontation between St Paul's Cathedral and the Occupy London anti-corporate greed and economic injustice camp on its doorstep seems to have been avoided, we can and should move back to the main issues of social, economic, political and spiritual transformation.

Indeed, there is now a creative opportunity for the church to work with movements for change, not just in Britain's capital, but across the world.

Those are among the views of Ekklesia co-director Jonathan Bartley, speaking on Channel 4 television news on 1 November 2011. The channel have put the interview online at YouTube, and you can watch it in full here:

Our comments on the contradictions inherent in the C of E's current investment portfolio are also included in a new Reuters round-up:

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