common good

  • May 29, 2018

    The fact that Theresa May is a vicar’s daughter is often mentioned in the media.

  • April 16, 2018

    New TUC analysis shows that private companies running public services are handing out more and more cash to shareholders, despite profits falling in most cases.

  • September 20, 2017

    The London launch of Reclaiming the Common Good (Darton, Longman and Todd, 2017), edited by Ekklesia associate and former COO Virginia Moffatt, takes place at Bloomsbury Central Baptist Ch

  • September 8, 2017

    The countryside and villages of Suffolk are archetypally English.

  • July 14, 2016

    At a time of major upheaval, when so many are disengaged from the political process, the annual Justice and Peace Network conference in Swanwick will look at how to empower people.

  • July 5, 2016

    Around 300 people are expected at July's annual conference of the Catholic National Justice and Peace Network from 15-17 July. The theme is Justice, Power and Responsibility; How Can Democracy Work for the Common Good?

  • February 25, 2015

    In a keynote address at the Love your neighbour: Think, Pray, Vote conference, Justin Welby urged Christians to resist appeals to self-interest and vote for the common good.

  • October 9, 2014

    The Archbishop of Canterbury and the President of the Methodist Conference hosted an Ecumenical Day of Reflection on Mining at Lambeth Palace on 7 October.

  • July 8, 2014

    The ‘common good’ and support for current and former soldiers are among the topics to be discussed at the Church of England’s general synod in July 2014. Savi Hensman suggests that the institutional Church of England in its current form may be too heavily compromised by its closeness to the “principalities and powers” to be fully effective in seeking justice and peace. She argues that it will have to face a death of sorts in order to be renewed in Christ.

  • May 21, 2014

    On the eve of the European elections, patriotism – or at least politicians' appropriation of that condition – is much in the air. I shall refrain from any temptation to refer to scoundrelly tendencies and consider instead, the gentler, and what I believe to be the more fruitful concept of a 'sense of place.'