obama

  • 11 Jul 2009

    The Prime Minister has been challenged over his allegedly inconsistent approach to nuclear weapons, following an arms reduction agreement between Russia and the USA.

  • 7 Jul 2009

    There has been a widespread welcome for the announcement by the US and Russian Presidents that they have reached a new agreement over a reduction in nuclear weapons.

  • 6 Jul 2009

    As the US President Barack Obama arrived in Moscow this morning, there were predictions of a significant agreement between the Russian and US governments over a reduction in nuclear warheads.

  • 11 Mar 2009

    The Religious Institute on Sexual Morality, Justice and Healing has called on the US administration to end federal funding for abstinence-only programmess and commit to comprehensive sexuality education.

  • 11 Feb 2009

    The United Church of Christ and its partners have welcomed several policy and legislative decisions in support of justice issues made by US President Obama, but are calling for more.

  • 8 Feb 2009

    Following Obama's advent, there has been debate about whether Britain might one day get a black Prime Minister, says Jonathan Bartley. A better question is whether we will ever be able to make our political system truly representative

  • 22 Jan 2009

    At a service attended by Barack Obama after his inauguration, the president of the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), called on the leader to chose compassion, faithfulness and love over vengefulness, anger and fear.

  • 21 Jan 2009

    There is something genuine about Barack Obama's desire to bring governance and people closer together, says Simon Barrow. This is an approach we need to emulate in Britain, where cynicism is eroding social hope.

  • 20 Jan 2009

    Gordon Brown welcomes President Barack Obama as a "new chapter in the world's history", but a human rights activist says Britain cannot have a black head of state because of the institution of monarchy.

  • 20 Jan 2009

    Bishop Robinson chose to eschew specifically Christian language for the occasion, saying that the texts and beliefs he holds sacred are not so held by all Americans. But his prayer could hardly be accused of pulling punches or resting on polite diplomacy.