injustice

  • October 20, 2014

    Ebola, war, terrorism, injustice, inequality, squalid government, torture. Sometimes the inventory of cruelty and suffering seems overwhelming. The temptation to spiral into despair and the cynicism born of helplessness can assail us all. But sometimes a glimmer comes in the darkness and smallness no longer seems to equal futility.

  • December 20, 2013

    Church leaders in South Sudan have issued a letter expressing unanimous sadness and condemnation concerning recent violence in the country,

  • July 5, 2013

    A national ‘Poverty Pilgrimage’, to highlight the plight of those living in poverty, will be launched at the Church of England’s General Synod on 7 July.

  • January 19, 2013

    An explosion in extreme wealth is exacerbating inequality and hindering the world's ability to tackle poverty together, Oxfam warns this weekend.

  • January 10, 2013

    A senior French Protestant has called growing income inequality a form of violence and has asked for self-restraint among high earners in a time of austerity.

  • January 10, 2013

    The gap between very high incomes and low salaries has been widening for several years, says Laurent Schlumberger, president of the national council of the Reformed Church of France. Where governments and consumers are reluctant to act, there is still a moral imperative on high earners to refuse grossly unequal remuneration, he argues.

  • February 7, 2012

    “Even the burial of his body in the Abbey was a species of theft when you come to think of it”. George Orwell's words came into my mind as I watched the ceremonies surrounding today's 200th anniversary of the birth of Charles Dickens.

  • January 11, 2012

    A Kings College London (KCL) report has demolished government savings claims on legal aid cuts that threaten the poor and vulnerable.

  • November 17, 2008

    The biblical theme of judgement confronts us with some tough issues, says Simon Barrow. But rightly understood it is about liberation not vindictiveness, and a reorientation which is economic as much as spiritual, political as much as religious.

  • October 15, 2008

    Two Christian campaigners from Manchester have handed in a petition to 10 Downing Street at the close of the second week of their fortnight long protest camp in Parliament Square in London over the mistreatment of asylum seekers.