Category - violence

  • February 5, 2016

    the World Council of Churches, along with the General Board of Church and Society of The United Methodist Church and the General Conference of Seventh-Day Adventists has promoted the 2nd Symposium on the Role of Religion and Faith-Based Organisations in International Affairs, under the theme of 'Religion, Violence and Extremism'.

  • January 24, 2016

    Survival International, the global organisation for the right of tribal people, said today (24 January) that a tribal community is being attacked by a large number of gunmen in southern Brazil.

  • November 16, 2015

    There have been various reactions in London to the horrific attacks in Paris on 13 November, including sorrow, anger and prayer.

  • August 11, 2015

    I am delighted to report that my third book is now available to order. It will be published in November.

  • January 16, 2015

    Without in any way wanting to mitigate the horror, grief and shock of the murders in Paris, I am growing weary of the disingenuity of so many in the media disclaiming the potentially violent power of the pen and the image.

  • January 8, 2015

    Twelve people were murdered yesterday (7 January) in an appalling attack on French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo. This has inflamed religious and ethnic tensions, as the killers are believed to be violent Islamist extremists.

  • November 13, 2014

    As part of its ongoing work on Remembrance, peacemaking and the investment of churches and civil society groups in alternatives to armed conflict, Ekklesia was delighted to sponsor a conversation on 12 November 2014 looking the justification of war alongside opposition to war, violence and nonviolence in the Christian tradition.

  • September 3, 2014

    This morning, 40 men in black suits gathered at City Hall, Cardiff, surrounding one Afghan woman in bright colourful clothing holding a sign that read "Talk to me, not about me".

  • May 13, 2014

    In an inaugural parliamentary lecture on 9 May to launch Christian Aid Week, Dr Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, highlighted the role of inequality in provoking violence

  • February 28, 2014