• August 12, 2015

    The 4th Latin American Congress on Gender and Religion, held from 6 to 8 August in São Leopoldo, Brazil, has aked "who is missing around the table and why?”

  • July 2, 2015

    Methodist Fellowship Groups, united by shared ethnicity or language, have reported to the Methodist Conference on their intention to deepen relationships and celebrate diversity.

  • June 18, 2015

    Members of the Northern Friends Peace Board met in Glasgow on 13 June to discuss issues from community peacebuilding to the Trident nuclear weapons system.

  • May 18, 2015

    Just Festivals have joined forces with Swiss Church, St Giles In The Fields, St George’s Bloomsbury and Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church to host Just Festival On The Edge from 20 to 25 May 2015.

  • March 2, 2015

    Some Christians believe the Hebrew bible clearly rules out same-sex relationships and emphasises distinct roles based on sex at birth. Savi Hensman suggests this may be interpreted differently and considers how the first chapters of Genesis could be read as recognising and rejoicing in the diversity of living beings.

  • January 22, 2015

    The Week of Prayer for Christian Unity (WPCU) usually passes me by. But this year (it runs from 18-25 January 2015) I have paid a little more attention. This is largely due to the present febrile atmosphere around the violence and fear which has been aroused in Europe by religious confrontation and intolerance, partly by the scale of rising inequality and a little by some anxiety as to my responsibilities as the representative of my Quaker Meeting to the local Churches Together group.

  • January 18, 2015

    “Every religion has dignity; every religion that respects life”, remarked Pope Francis at a press conference during a visit to Asia. This included a visit to a Buddhist temple while he was in Sri Lanka.

  • September 17, 2014

    As the child of a north Cumbrian family, all of whom are addicted to story, the Debatable Lands have always made an appeal to my imagination.

  • September 10, 2014

    Half of all TUC-affiliated unions are running targeted recruitment campaigns at LGBT workers, an increase from 38 per cent of unions in 2011, according to the Equality Audit.

  • December 8, 2013

    A Church of England working party report on sexuality suggests that clergy be allowed to hold public services to mark same-sex partnerships. Some critics have complained that allowing too much flexibility might seem to affirm what the church still officially regards as wrong.