Category - compassion

  • February 11, 2014

    Ethiopia – A country struck by a devastating famine 30 years ago which, despite decent growth recently, still experiences crippling poverty and very little equality for girls and women.

  • August 22, 2013

    Thirty years ago, very little was heard of 'animal theology', and our relationship with the natural world, both flora and fauna, was far less discussed in philosophical and policy circles.

  • April 22, 2011

    The President of the British Methodist Conference has issued a Easter Message for Holy Week, focussing on a positive understanding of 'passion'.

  • May 17, 2010

    Muslims, Christians and people of other faiths should work together to show God's compassion in a world of destitution and injustice, an Islamic and a Christian scholar have declared.

  • November 14, 2009
  • November 14, 2009

    The Charter for Compassion seeks to bring people together across the varieties of global faith and belief, in recognition of the fact that "in separateness lies the world’s great misery, in compassion lies the world’s true strength."

  • November 14, 2009

    Moral, spiritual and cultural leaders from around the world have launched a global call for compassion among followers of different beliefs, religious and non-religious.

  • August 24, 2009

    Mercy cannot be earned, says Jill Segger. It is not a quid pro quo. It is pure gift and whenever we exercise it, we come closer to the Divine nature. The Ali al-Megrahi case makes us uncomfortable about this - and necessarily so.

  • October 27, 2008

    When I was younger I used to rejoice in argument. Now I’m tired of it, even though I’m in a line of work where (in terms of the media and politics interface) polarisation is the way you are expected to play the game.

  • January 11, 2008