easter

  • 19 Apr 2011

    For the first time since 1915, April 24 falls on Easter Sunday in the Armenian church calendar - also Armenian Genocide Remembrance Day.

  • 15 Apr 2011

    Brent Borough Council has denied discriminating against Christians. Critics of the claim of discrimination say that it does not stand up under scrutiny.

  • 15 Apr 2011

    The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has urged Christians to give this year’s celebration of Easter a clear ecumenical profile.

  • 14 Mar 2011

    Church leaders in the USA are re-promoting the idea of Western and Orthodox Christians sharing a common Easter, on a fixed date every year.

  • 8 Apr 2010

    This text and podcast is the fourth of five reflective radio talks for Easter from Harry Hagopian, focusing on the presence, life and witness of the often-forgotten historic Christian communities across the Middle East. Today, he contrasts narrow stereotypes of the Gulf region with the reconciling presence of diverse Christian churches.

  • 7 Apr 2010

    Catholic and Protestant church leaders in the Philippines have urged people to live out their faith beyond the sometimes extreme rituals and penitence of Lent and Holy Week.

  • 7 Apr 2010

    This text and podcast is the third of five reflective radio talks for Easter from Harry Hagopian, focusing on the presence, life and witness of the often-forgotten historic Christian communities across the Middle East. Today, attention turns to the beautiful country of Lebanon, a cradle of faith, yet buffeted by one crisis after another.

  • 6 Apr 2010

    This text and podcast is the second of five reflective radio talks for Easter from Harry Hagopian, focusing on the presence, life and witness of the often-forgotten historic Christian communities across the Middle East. Today, attention turns to the war-ravaged and destitute Christians of Iraq.

  • 5 Apr 2010

    The heads of the historic Christian churches in Jerusalem have stressed the need for courage, reconciliation and perseverance in the face of violence and division in today's world.

  • 5 Apr 2010

    This text and podcast is the first of five reflective radio talks for Easter from Harry Hagopian, focusing on the presence, life and witness of the often-forgotten historic Christian communities across the Middle East. The first coming of Jesus occurred in Nazareth, Bethlehem and Jerusalem - not in London or elsewhere in the world - we are reminded today.