• January 14, 2015

    Catholic parishes in England and Wales will celebrate Peace Sunday on 18 January, sharing the 2015 message of Pope Francis on slavery and freedom.

  • February 16, 2013

    It is not often that 120 or more people turn for a book launch these days. But what took place at St Andrew’s and St George’s West Church in Scotland's capital yesterday evening (15 February 2013) was no routine publishing party.

  • January 5, 2011

    At the beginning of the first volume of Selena Axelrod Winsnes' English translation of Danish sources on West African history, originally published from 1697 to 1822, there is a reproduction of the opening text from a slave ship captain's log. It records the commencing of a journey "In the Name of Jesus."

  • February 4, 2009

    In the grey zone, we are all both victims and perpetrators, says Giles Fraser, who has visited one of the major sites of the slave trade. In the grey zone, morality is no longer simple. We need honesty, wisdom and divine mercy to face the facts hopefully.

  • March 22, 2007

    The head of the World Council of Churches has asked PM Tony Blair to change his mind and make an unambiguous apology for Britain's involvement in the slave trade.

  • March 20, 2007

    Giles Fraser reflects on John Newton’s painful conversion from uncritical theology

  • January 18, 2007

    Christians urged to back new anti-slavery campaign running throughout 2007 as millions around the world still wait to be set free.