churches

  • 29 Apr 2007

    Thousands of campaigners from civic and church groups have gathered in Downing Street to remind Tony Blair and world leaders that time is running out for Darfur, where 200,000 people have been killed and millions displaced.

  • 27 Apr 2007

    The head of the United Church of Canada has written to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper urging his government urgently and immediately to resume financial support to the Palestinian Unity Government - in the face of a wide boycott.

  • 27 Apr 2007

    The maverick Christian campaigner Stephen Green has won a legal challenge to a magistrate’s decision not to grant a private blasphemy prosecution against Jerry Springer The Opera. But the ultimate casualty of this could be the archaic blasphemy law itself.

  • 27 Apr 2007

    Deirdre Good says that reflecting on Jesus' family values can help Christians understand a changing world where being single will be normal for longer periods of time and where more single women are heads of households.

  • 27 Apr 2007

    The uncomfortable fact is that the church's Christendom ('Christian country') assumptions put it into the position of arguing the same political point about national identity as the BNP. A different way forward is needed.

  • 26 Apr 2007
  • 26 Apr 2007

    News organisations and NGOs are concerned at the increasing restrictions they face as the bloody conflict continues in Sri Lanka and the government seeks to clamp down.

  • 22 Apr 2007

    The progressive Asian blog Pickled Politics will be "running a regular series of information posts and articles on the BNP and their tactics in advance of the upcoming Local Elections in May", says founder Sunny Hundal.

  • 18 Apr 2007

    The Indian government and the United Nations has praised the minority Christian community in India for its important efforts in helping to combat the spread of HIV and AIDS.

  • 18 Apr 2007

    Church leaders in Uganda are opposing a government plan allowing sugar growing in part of Mabira Forest, while also condemning violent protests, racial assaults and an attack on a Hindu Temple.