Category - secular

  • May 24, 2010

    The leading figure in the Church of Scotland has marked the 450th anniversary of the Reformation by urging the Kirk to continue reforming and to face the new secular challenge.

  • January 15, 2010

    Ekklesia's new co-director, Symon Hill, who joined the team as an associate last year, has a busy weekend ahead of him, starting with a discussion on faith and secularism in London tomorrow.

  • January 15, 2010
  • January 13, 2010

    A group of diverse leaders from religious and secular organisations has issued the most comprehensive joint statement of current law to date on controversial legal issues concerning church and state.

  • November 5, 2009

    The British Humanist Association has echoed the Government’s response to a debate in the House of Lords last night on the BBC, Humanism, and broadcasting, saying it ‘hopes the BBC has been listening’.

  • June 14, 2009

    Bishop David Chillingworth has been elected Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church. In accepting, he said an open and secular society was one in which smaller churches could make a distinct and constructive contribution.

  • May 29, 2009

    The hope that all Christians will be able to celebrate Easter on the same day in the future has been reaffirmed by an international ecumenical seminar organized by the Institute of Ecumenical Studies at the Ukrainian Catholic University in Lviv.

  • January 12, 2009

    By adding more weight to the debate, the campaigning atheists won’t stop the worry about God, says Mark Vernon. Unless they can stop talking about it, they’ll only succeed in giving the rumour new life.

  • January 8, 2009

    Supporters the separation of Church and State in the United States have filed a lawsuit seeking an end of the use of the term "so help me God" during President-elect Barack Obama's 20 January inauguration.

  • October 22, 2008

    Much church self-promotion misses the point, says Jonathan Bartley. the church to which church-leavers return must be different from the one they left. In other words, the solution is moving forward, not going back.