passion

  • 22 Apr 2011

    The President of the British Methodist Conference has issued a Easter Message for Holy Week, focussing on a positive understanding of 'passion'.

  • 28 Mar 2010

    As churches commemorate Palm Sunday, marking Jesus' entry into Jerusalem, many are continuing to remember Archbishop Oscar Romero's stand for the poor - which cost his life.

  • 10 Apr 2009

    This year, you can travel the Stations of the Cross online via cell phone, Blackberry, iPhone, or other Internet connection – for what may be the world’s first twitterised Passion Play...

  • 10 Apr 2009

    For Good Friday, a New York church has been circulating the story of the Passion, the biblical narrative leading up to Jesus' crucifixion, on the popular social networking site Twitter.

  • 14 Mar 2008

    Forget Maria. How do you solve a problem like Jesus? After all, everyone has a view: well-meaning Jewish guru, dangerous heretic, son of God, charlatan. The list is endless. Mel Gibson gave us the fundamentalist's Jesus of gruesome realism: a tortured body offset by expensive LA orthodontistry (bad teeth would have been a realism too far). This year's Easter offering from the BBC - boldly scheduled for primetime on BBC1 - reaches for the other extreme and presents the inoffensive Liberal Democrat Jesus: Nick Clegg with a beard.

  • 23 Jan 2008

    The BBC are to broadcast a new prime time series about the days before Jesus' crucifixion which it is suggested will attract audiences of ten million. The series follows several other major programmes exploring the Christian faith.