Good Friday

  • April 22, 2011

    The President of the British Methodist Conference has issued a Easter Message for Holy Week, focussing on a positive understanding of 'passion'.

  • April 21, 2011

    Philippine Catholic, mainline Protestant and evangelical churches have united in a radio programme on Christ's seven last sayings before his death.

  • March 30, 2010

    The Mayor of London has ordered a ban on Christian crosses in Trafalgar Square.

  • April 10, 2009

    The crucifixion reminds us that God is well acquainted with places like Abu Ghraib, says Jennifer Halteman Schrock. May the suffering that Christ endured while on trial as a “terrorist” fill us with compassion.

  • April 7, 2009

    Church leaders are "angrily" criticising the Premier League in England for holding football matches on Easter Sunday, a prime Bank Holiday in the UK. Simon Barrow argues that a more imaginative response is needed.

  • March 21, 2008

    The United States and the United Kingdom are being forced this month (March 2008) to reflect on the recent heritage of their military interventions. Who or what are we trusting in when we choose the way of the sword over the way of the Cross, asks Simon Barrow. Where does salvation lie?

  • March 20, 2008

    The modern temptation is to dismiss resurrection as fantasy or reduce it to spiritualised sophistry, says Simon Barrow. The shape of the core Christian hope is both more substantial and more subtle than that.

  • April 6, 2007

    Easter calls all people – including those in the churches – to recognize the suffering they cause, and to seek a change of heart and direction, says Dr Rowan Williams in his Good Friday message.