Press Releases

  • 5 Oct 2007

    In June 2007 the Christian think-tank Ekklesia and the British Humanist Association wrote to the new Schools, Children and Families minister, Ed Balls MP, urging him to make progress on combating creationism in British schools. The government has subsequently issued its promised guidelines.

  • 30 May 2007

    An opportunity to hear Professor Good, from the Episcopal Church's prestigious General Theological Seminary, at Ste Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace (78 Bishopsgate, EC2N 4AG) at 11am on Thursday 31 May 2007.

  • 19 Apr 2007

    The patron saint of the English should be rebranded and St George's Day should become a national day of dissent, a religious think-tank is proposing.

  • 19 Mar 2007

    Christian claims of discrimination are negative, fail to put across the gospel message of equality, and are based on mixed and questionable evidence, says Ekklesia

  • 14 Feb 2007

    The Christian think tank Ekklesia has welcomed an independent report from a university-based church research institute which shows the shocking conditions endured by many migrant workers contributing to the economic life of the UK.

  • 30 Jan 2007

    Responding to comments from Cardinal Cormac Murphy O'Connor, Archbishop of Westminster and the most senior figure in the Catholic Church in England and Wales, the independent UK religious think-tank Ekklesia says it is a mistake to automatically conflate church-based initiatives in civil society with government-sponsored services.

  • 29 Nov 2006

    A report published by the think tank Ekklesia suggests that the high-profile conflict between a number of Christian Unions and Students' Unions need not end in legal action ‚Ä' which would be damaging to all concerned.

  • 20 Nov 2006

    The UK Christian think tank Ekklesia backs a call today by the progressive New Generation Network for a better debate on race and faith issues, in the wake of the 30th anniversary of the Race Relations Act.

  • 27 Oct 2006

    The scrapping of plans to require new faith schools in England to raise intakes from other religions is a sign of an emerging, but undesirable and problematic 'New Deal' between faith groups and government, the think tank Ekklesia has today warned.

  • 22 Oct 2006

    In light of a call today that Prince Charles should become the Defender of the Christian faith at his Coronation, and a feature by the Sunday Times asking whether it time to take 'God out of the state', the religious thinktank Ekklesia is urging a radical change in the way that the debate about religion and politics is framed.