Category - occupy

  • October 15, 2012

    A network of Christians involved in an act of witness at St Paul's in London yesterday have rejected 'misleading' accusations from the cathedral and the media.

  • October 15, 2012

    A year after the beginning of Occupy London Stock Exchange, Symon Hill gives a personal reflection on the response from St Paul's Cathedral. Symon was dragged from the cathedral steps as he prayed during the eviction of the camp. He marked the anniversary by joining an act of witness and protest at St Paul's by Christianity Uncut.

  • October 14, 2012

    Christians and other Occupy supporters have conducted "dignified protests" at St Paul's Cathedral on the anniversary of the encampment there.

  • October 9, 2012

    As we approach the first anniversary of the St Paul's protests it saddens Giles Fraser, former canon there, that the Church of England's reaction to Occupy was so reminiscent of its reaction to Chartism. In both cases, popular protest was dismissed as incoherent and unsuccessful, as the Archbishop of canterbury recently suggested about Occupy.

  • August 2, 2012

    A Persian Tent Village based in Edinburgh for Festival season has a message of "solidarity with the 99 per cent" who make up the vast bulk of humanity.

  • July 3, 2012

    One of Britain's most well-known Christian accountants has described the UK as a tax haven for the rich in which the poor are now paying more in tax.

  • June 15, 2012

    There have always been prophets of doom, says Dr Andrew Hass. History is punctuated by exclamatory voices crying, in one form or other, that catastrophe is imminent or the end is nigh. Sometimes they are seen as 'crying wolf'. In relation to the current global financial crisis, the issue of capitalism as religion, who and what we hope for, the ethical probings of counter-wisdom, and the insights of Walter Benjamin and others come together potently in their interrogation of who we are and where we are going.

  • June 14, 2012

    Two Quakers with a background in environmental and peace activism have been appointed as the new senior staff at the Quaker Council for European Affairs.

  • June 7, 2012

    Occupy Faith, supported by Occupy London, faith groups and the Archbishop of Wales, is undertaking a Pilgrimage for Justice, starting today.

  • May 25, 2012

    The City of London Police Commissioner has revealed St Paul's Cathedral gave the police permission to forcibly remove Occupy protesters from the cathedral steps.