Power

  • October 31, 2006

    Ekklesia is working on proposals to encourage more proportional systems of voting and independent politics.

  • December 11, 2017

    Amnesty International and Liberty to stage a ‘Henry VIII eats Parliament’ stunt in Westminster to highlight concerns over how the Government is treating people’s rights in the EU Withdrawal Bill.

  • August 15, 2017

    “Actions speak louder than words”. “ Sticks and stones may break my bones but words will never hurt me”.

  • July 5, 2016

    Around 300 people are expected at July's annual conference of the Catholic National Justice and Peace Network from 15-17 July. The theme is Justice, Power and Responsibility; How Can Democracy Work for the Common Good?

  • March 17, 2016

    A review of how the Church of England handled allegations of sexual abuse by senior clergy has revealed serious failings.

  • December 19, 2014

    The ‘power’ of Christmas – as symbol, story, narrative, myth – lies in its reminder of God’s disinterest in glamour, cool and position. It reminds us that God, as ultimate Other, does not need all the things many of us think are fundamental, but are actually props for our vanity, our position, and even our desire to serve the institution, says the Rev Rachel Mann in an intensely personal reflection on the meaning of the season.

  • July 8, 2014

    The ‘common good’ and support for current and former soldiers are among the topics to be discussed at the Church of England’s general synod in July 2014. Savi Hensman suggests that the institutional Church of England in its current form may be too heavily compromised by its closeness to the “principalities and powers” to be fully effective in seeking justice and peace. She argues that it will have to face a death of sorts in order to be renewed in Christ.

  • June 19, 2014

    Many years ago, I lived in a flat in a run-down area of an industrial city. The woman in the rooms directly above me was working as a prostitute.

  • May 13, 2014

    In an inaugural parliamentary lecture on 9 May to launch Christian Aid Week, Dr Rowan Williams, the former Archbishop of Canterbury, highlighted the role of inequality in provoking violence

  • November 1, 2013

    Former WCC General Secretary, Konrad Raiser, has discussed his new book Religion, Power, Politics at its tenth Assembly