Category - martyrdom

  • 20 Aug 2013

    Authors from the Very Short Introductions series are giving short talks and answering questions at Blackwells Bookshop, 53-59 South Bridge, Edinburgh, tonight (Tuesday 20 August starting at 6.00 pm).

  • 27 Nov 2010

    In a pastoral sermon remembering Christians killed recently in Baghdad, William Kenney also recalls the many Muslims who have fled from terror too, and challenges the UK government claim that it is safe for people to be repatriated to Iraq.

  • 24 Sep 2008

    Can saints and martyrs – or simply Christians who lived exemplary lives – help unite and focus the churches in the C21st century? An international group of experts will discuss this and related questions at a symposium in Italy.

  • 21 Mar 2008

    Easter Monday marks the 28th anniversary of the murder of Monseñor Oscar Romero, Archbishop of San Salvador, in El Salvador - killed for defending the poor in the name of Christ.

  • 24 Jul 2007

    Perhaps unsurprisingly, a Daily Telegraph writer is less than impressed with the notion that there could be a Christian problem with religious violence per se, not just Muslim versions of it.