Category - christian

  • 26 Jul 2007

    US-based Jewish groups have praised a Vatican declaration that it will consider the elimination of a prayer of conversion that exists in the Catholic Church's traditional Latin Mass, and that has caused much offence.

  • 16 Jun 2007

    The determination of some religious and anti-religious people to blame each other for the world's evils is part of a damaging drift to fanaticism, argues Simon Barrow. What we all need is self-critique and hopefulness.

  • 5 Jun 2007

    After the cancellation of a February 2007 inter-faith meeting becuase of a row about a 2006 church document, Protestnats and Muslims in Germany have renewed their public dialogue again - though tensions remain.

  • 11 May 2007

    Tony Blair announced today that he will stand down as British prime minister on 27 June 2007. He is setting up a foundation whose work will include reconciliation between Christians, Jews and Muslims. The idea is meeting a mixed response.

  • 28 Apr 2007

    Some of the earliest surviving texts of the Christian, Jewish and Muslim faiths are being exhibited side by side for the first time in London, displaying their common roots as well as differences.

  • 27 Apr 2007

    For an electoral outfit trying to convince the public it is modern and mainstream, the British National Party has great difficulty in not letting its mask slip.

  • 27 Apr 2007

    Simon Barrow suggests that how the churches see their engagement with culture, including spaces like the BBC's Thought for The Day, is shaped by the question about how God has been turned into an artefact under Christendom.

  • 27 Apr 2007

    Deirdre Good says that reflecting on Jesus' family values can help Christians understand a changing world where being single will be normal for longer periods of time and where more single women are heads of households.

  • 21 Apr 2007

    Korean and American Korean Methodist leaders say that the aftermath of the awful Virginia Tech killings should be the search for healing not revenge.

  • 7 Apr 2007

    Giles Fraser says that Christianity should recapture the liberating core of its message - in partnership with its Jewish friends