Category - social justice

  • January 11, 2011

    If we are fixated upon privilege or special treatment, we will miss the Gospel message that transformational relationships are at the heart of the faith of Jesus, says Jill Segger

  • December 25, 2010

    Hong Kong Anglican and Roman Catholic bishops have called for social justice in their Christmas messages, praising human rights defenders in China as 'shining stars'.

  • October 17, 2010

    The government's new £7 billion 'fairness premium' funding package for poor families will not adequately protect them from the cuts, says Church Action on Poverty.

  • October 15, 2010

    Politicians of all persuasions wheel out 'fairness' as a justification and a palliative for everything to which the electorate might possibly be expected to raise an objection, says Jill Segger. But the 'f' word is elusive and slippery when compared to the firmer moral, political and religious roots of 'justice' and 'equality'.

  • July 20, 2010

    A high-profile conservative media pundit is being challenged to debate social justice issues properly, instead of launching hit-and-run verbal assaults.

  • November 18, 2009

    Since the fall of the Berlin Wall, twenty years ago, many critics have been quick to sign liberation theology's death certificate, says Walter Altmann. But its biblical concern with justice still continues to resonate.

  • September 7, 2009

    Ted Kennedy was an outspoken advocate of social justice, but also (as he himself recognised) a deeply flawed person.

  • November 29, 2008

    A range of churches in England have come together to create ‘Justice Mail’, a new website being launched on Advent Sunday to help busy people become more active on social justice issues by providing quick contacts and actions.

  • November 12, 2008

    During the past decade, we have heard much about the ecological crisis facing our planet and how we, as Christians, need to take action.

  • September 20, 2008

    Growing up in poverty hurts

    1 in 3 children live in poverty in the UK today.
    We can see the damage that poverty does to our society and are demanding a better future for all our children.