faith groups

  • 28 Jul 2014

    Representatives of Scotland’s religious communities have come together to consider the role they wish to play in Scottish society.

  • 24 Jun 2014

    As parties draw up their manifestos ahead of the General Election, Christian Aid, its supporters and faith groups are demanding that action to tackle climate change be at the heart of parties’ plans for government.

  • 5 Mar 2014

    The UK Government faces a huge and growing call to take action on welfare, wages and food markets in the 2014 budget from End Hunger Fast this Lent.

  • 16 Jan 2014

    The Lords vote to overturn one major remaining problems in the Lobbying Bill is important but further improvement is vital, says Christian Aid.

  • 4 Oct 2013

    Faith-based organisations have written to David Cameron and Nick Clegg about the effect of the Lobbying Bill on the expression of "deeply held beliefs in the political arena."

  • 30 Aug 2013

    The World Council of Churches, the Pope, the Archbishop of Canterbury, Quakers in Britain and senior figures in the Methodist Church, the Baptist Union of Great Britain and the United Reformed Church have all spoken out in either condemnation or warning against military strikes on Syria.

  • 4 Feb 2008

    The UK government will sponsor student trips to Auschwitz concentration camp in an effort to keep the message of the Nazi Holocaust alive and relevant to younger generations, say reports in Deutsche Welle, The Times and the BBC.

  • 19 Jan 2008

    It's too easy too blame the vulnerable for the failings of public services and the economy, says Savi Hensman. We need a new culture, and both faith groups and secular ones like trades unions can contribute.

  • 13 Nov 2007

    Among secular groups there is puzzlement and annoyance that government continues to 'pander' to weakened churches in areas like public service provision. This is because, says Jonathan Bartley, they have not grasped the mutual interests involved. These are as much a threat to the churches as an advantage.

  • 4 May 2007

    As the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change publishes its new report on economics and control of emissions, climate change activists say the UN Bangkok meeting is a step forward but not enough. Churches are taking up the cause.