Category - bbc

  • 4 Jul 2007

    The Archbishop of York pounded an African drum to celebrate the release of the BBC's Alan Johnston from captivity in Gaza today. Now Hamas wants recognition for its Palestinian authority. And many non-Westerners remain in prison.

  • 30 May 2007

    The BBC's website is running a picture stroy of Christian Peacemaker Team's work in Hebron. Great pictures and some information about their great (and much needed) work

  • 13 May 2007

    The Archbishop of York, Dr John Sentamu, has gone on al-Jazeera to appeal the release of BBC journalist Alan Johnston, whose kidnap in Gaza has been denounced by the Iranian government and galvanised media freedom activists.

  • 4 May 2007

    The Catholic archbishop of Dublin and the Imam of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland marked World Press Freedom Day yesterday by calling for the release of the kidnapped BBC Gaza correspondent Alan Johnston.

  • 3 May 2007

    We got a gentle chiding from the Church of England media office over our comments about the accusations that religion is being excluded from BBC Radio 1

  • 3 May 2007

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  • 27 Apr 2007

    In the debate about Thought for the Day, there's a difference between creating space for spirituality ('spirited takes' on life, you might say) and stranded or sealed "religious broadcasting".

  • 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

    The church looking for ‘God slots’ in relation to culture is like religion seeking a ‘God of the gaps’ in relation to science: a huge mistake. The Gospel points us elsewhere.

  • 26 Apr 2007

    John Ruffle was rather, er, ruffled that his comment on our news story about the C of E and the BBC got removed.