• 12 May 2007

    Gordon Brown is focussing his bid to become PM on a restoration of faith in people, politics, integrity and the values of justice. He once again mentioned his Church of Scotland upbringing as a character forming inheritance.

  • 3 May 2007

    On the issue of the US involvement in Iraq, here's a very sobering statistic...

  • 27 Apr 2007

    The quiet demise of mass nonviolent protests in Iraq is rarely mentioned by the media or analysts, says Tim Nafziger. How different could things have been if nonviolent demonstrations by Iraqis had been widely covered and taken seriously?

  • 24 Apr 2007

    As England celebrates its patron saint today, senior UK government figure Jack Straw acknowledges that St George needs reclaiming from racists and narrow nationalists - echoing the recent Ekklesia report.

  • 18 Apr 2007

    Hilary Benn wants to end the nomenclature of a 'war on terror', but he does not seem to have abandoned the 'clash of civilizations' or proposed any real alternative, writes Michael Marten.

  • 12 Apr 2007

    Both the Easter story and recent political dramas in the Middle East highlight deep questions about power, says Colin Morris. They show that the power of life is about persuasion.

  • 11 Apr 2007

    Every aspect of life in Iraq is steadily worsening a report by the International Committee (ICRC) of the Red Cross has said today.

  • 9 Apr 2007

    Denouncing the slaughter in Iraq and violence and injustice across the world, Pope Benedict used his Easter 2007 message to call on Christians to take up the vocation of peacemaking.

  • 26 Mar 2007

    Christians have given evidence to the United Nations concerning the estimated two million refugees that have fled Iraq since the invasion in 2003, urging Britain and US to open their doors to them.

  • 22 Mar 2007

    Jim Wallis' blog and Sojo.Net have linked to the webcast of the weekend peace service for Iraq in Washington DC.