Press Releases

  • 30 Apr 2009

    Symon Hill is to join Ekklesia as associate director from 1 June 2009, enabling what the think-tank describes as "a continued expansion" of its work in "creatively re-thinking the role of religion in contemporary society."

  • 9 Mar 2009

    The Liberal Democrats have become the first mainstream political party to acknowledge that many faith schools currently pursue unnecessary practices in admissions and employment which work against inclusion - and pledge to challenge them.

  • 26 Feb 2009

    Rather than resorting to fearful rhetoric about 'marginalisation' or 'persecution', Christians and people of faith in Britain have a real opportunity to contribute to the public good and to defend the civic freedoms upon which we all rely

  • 23 Feb 2009

    Several groups of evangelical Christians who believe that the churches need a positive change of heart and mind on the issue of homosexuality have called on church organisations condemning an American anti- gay hate group to face up to their own discriminatory policies and behaviour.

  • 29 Jan 2009

    A brand new service from the religion and society thinktank Ekklesia details what's on the agenda in the next four weeks with regard to religion and public life.

  • 13 Jan 2009

    A leading advocate of practical non-violence begins a two-week tour of Britain on Friday 16 January, offering case studies of achieving peace without guns in the Middle East and elsewhere.

  • 4 Dec 2008
  • 19 Nov 2008

    Immigration Minister Phil Woolas should be publicly investigating his own government's bias against asylum seekers rather than attacking charities, human rights groups and lawyers for giving vulnerable people support, says the religion and society think tank Ekklesia.

  • 26 Sep 2008

    Now is the right time for the Church of England to completely re-examine its assets and investment policies, says the religion and society think tank Ekklesia

  • 30 Aug 2008

    A new coalition called Accord, which will be launched officially on Monday 1 September 2008, is calling on Children, Schools and Families Secretary of State Ed Balls to stop publicly-funded faith schools from discriminating against students and teachers on the grounds of their beliefs.