easter

  • April 5, 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.

  • April 4, 2010

    Conflicting views of the meaning of the crucifixion have led to strikingly different patterns of behaviour among Christian believers, says Jonathan Bartley. Damaging understandings of atonement have tragic consequences for healthy Christian witness and performance.

  • April 4, 2010

    Churches across Britain and Ireland - and especially Catholic leaders - have used Easter Sunday sermons to address the Catholic Church's handling of its global child abuse scandal.

  • April 4, 2010

    Scotland’s church leaders have launched an Easter message challenging all political parties to scrap Trident nuclear weapons and redirect resources to meet social need.

  • April 4, 2010

    Jerusalem, as the site of the resurrection, should be the city of hope, said Lutheran Bishop Munib Younan in his Easter message of encouragement to Christians in the region.

  • April 3, 2010

    A United Church of Canada delegation will travel to Haiti on 6 April to express pastoral and practical solidarity for the relief work of Christians and others after the 'quake.

  • April 2, 2010

    The seventh and final installment in a series of 2010 Lent and Holy Week blogs from Willard Roth focusing on places of particular spiritual intensity and interest across Britain and Ireland.

  • April 2, 2010

    In an Easter message, South African church leaders and Christian, Jewish and Muslim theologians have expressed solidarity with Palestinian Christians - as Gaza comes under attack again.

  • April 2, 2010

    Ekklesia is delighted to announce that we will be running both the script and podcasts from five short Easter talks on Premier Christian Radio by our friend and contributor, Harry Hagopian, former executive secretary for the Middle East Council of Churches (MECC) and now an ecumenical, legal and political consultant for the Armenian Orthodox Church.

  • April 2, 2010

    Ecumenical leaders are renewing their call for a common annual date for the Easter celebration of the life-giving triumph of God in Christ over destruction and death.