Category - Justice

  • February 11, 2009

    Christian thought has contributed a great deal to ancient and modern conceptions of justice, says Puck de Raadt, reviewing a recent book by Nicholas Sagovsky. But justice is at heart a matter of community and action.

  • October 3, 2008

    Acting out a biblical duty or killing with kindness?

    Homelessness has always been a central concern for Christians – but do our efforts just make the problem worse?

  • October 3, 2008

    Acting out a biblical duty or killing with kindness?

    Homelessness has always been a central concern for Christians – but do our efforts just make the problem worse?

  • October 3, 2008

    Acting out a biblical duty or killing with kindness?

    Homelessness has always been a central concern for Christians – but do our efforts just make the problem worse?

  • May 28, 2008

    Ten years on from a terrible act of violence in conflict-torn Colombia, the UK-based international development agency Christian Aid is supporting the victims' families in their quest for justice.

  • April 28, 2008

    A leading regional church figure says Christians in Palestine-Israel are living in a difficult situation, with some cases of Muslim-Christian tension. But talk of 'persecution' is exaggerated and the real task is to combat injustice.

  • February 15, 2008

    A campaigning group that was formed 30 years ago to change law, attitudes and policy towards crime against women will mark the anniversary with a people's trial of Britain's justice system to highlight its failure to tackle rape.

  • February 14, 2008

    Oikocredit, the leading private international microfinancier, which gives support to poor communities and social enterprise, has announced a significant growth in activity and impact in its preliminary results for 2007.

  • February 9, 2008

    Tom Wright is bishop of Durham. Rabinder Singh is a member of Matrix Law Chambers. Roger Smith is director of JUSTICE. Lord Hoffman is the Lord of Appeal in Ordinary.

  • February 8, 2008

    Only a small number of the refugees arrested in a controversial police raid on Central Methodist Mission in Johannesburg, South Africa, remain in jail, according to the bishop there. Appeals went to Desmond Tutu for help.