communities

  • September 24, 2017

    The Church of Scotland's annual CrossReach week programme begins on Sunday 24 September 2017 –Social Care Sunday—when congregations are encouraged to think about all the social care work underway in their community, not just the work done by CrossReach, but also by other care providers and local authorities.

  • August 4, 2017

    A secretive commercial deal struck by Nicaraguan government threatens homes, livelihoods, and access to food.

  • July 17, 2017

    The first ever action plan specifically designed to enable religious leaders to prevent incitement to violence – the Plan of Action for Religious Leaders and Actors to Prevent Incitement to Violence that Could Lead to Atrocity Crimes – was launched on 14 July  2017 by Secretary-General António Guterres at a meeting at UN Headquarters in New York.

  • July 11, 2017

    In the wake of official announcement of Mosul’s liberation from the so-called ‘Islamic State’ group, World Council of Churches General Secretary, the  Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, has called for a commitment to restoring the social and religious diversity of the city and region.

  • June 21, 2017

    In the light of recent tragedies, Paul Parker, the Recording Clerk of Quakers in Britain, has issued a statement condemning all acts of violence

  • June 5, 2017

    "Persons taking no active part in the hostilities... shall in all circumstances be treated
    humanely, without any adverse distinction founded on race, colour, religion or faith,

  • May 15, 2017

    The Baptist Union of Great Britain, the Methodist Church, the United Reformed Church and the Church of Scotland have come together through the Joint Public Issues Team to produce a briefing, which seeks to look at some of the issues facing voters in a nonpartisan way, through the lens of a shared Christian faith.

  • April 28, 2017

    In a joint communiqué issued on 27 April 2017, delegations from the World Council of Churches and the Muslim Council of Elders  jointly emphasised the importance of valuing diversity, assuring equal rights, and of being able to build mutual relationships with others.

  • April 10, 2017

    Brendan Cox, husband of the murdered MP Jo Cox, has warned against normalising 'populism' as an accepted movement in modern politis..He said the dangerous rise of the far right can be stopped by Britain's communities standing together against hate.

  • March 30, 2017

    Football clubs across the country will be taking part in a weekend of action next month to celebrate the contribution refugees have made to the professional game since the Second World War.