Press Releases

  • February 26, 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

  • February 23, 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.

  • January 29, 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.

  • January 13, 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.

  • December 4, 2008
  • November 19, 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.

  • September 26, 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

  • August 30, 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.

  • June 27, 2008

    But new research from the religion and society think-tank Ekklesia suggests that those who want to keep the church defined by very narrow parameters are straying from well established Christian tradition.

  • June 23, 2008

    Anglican wrangling about sexuality and authority in the church is missing the big picture about how the relationship between religion and society is changing, says a new book from the think tank Ekklesia to be published next week.