Churches Together in Britain and Ireland

  • 28 Sep 2009

    The UK Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government has accepted an invitation from Churches Together in Britain and Ireland to speak on inter-faith relations and government policy.

  • 22 Aug 2009

    British church leaders are supporting a Climate Change Day of Prayer in October, preparing for the next UN climate change summit due to take place at the end of 2009.

  • 10 Aug 2009

    Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, the official ecumenical body, is anticipating that thousands of Christians across the country will again mark Racial Justice Sunday this year.

  • 11 Jun 2009

    Churches in Britain and Ireland will observe a ‘Time for Creation’ between 1 September and 4 October, in the run-up to the next United Nations climate change summit due to take place in Copenhagen at the end of the year.

  • 25 Nov 2008

    Oikocredit, the worldwide co-operative which challenges churches and others to share their resources through socially responsible investments, has become a 'body in association' with Churches Together in Britain and Ireland.

  • 14 Nov 2007

    Britain’s black communities have still to throw off the mentality of slavery and need to invest in the future of its young people and rediscover their self-confidence, leading US civil rights campaigner the Rev Jesse Jackson says.

  • 30 Jul 2007

    Religiously constructed rows over sorcery, metaphor and meaning in Harry Potter are hardly new, as Simon Barrow has personal reason to know. He suggests we all chill out and finding meaning not menace in the narrative.

  • 22 Apr 2007

    The head of the World Council of Churches will visit churches, faith initiatives and ecumenical bodies in Britain and Ireland in April-May. He will meet both enthusiasm and the struggle of post-Christendom.

  • 31 Dec 2006

    Bishop Dr Joe Aldred, chair of the Council of Black-led Churches and the Rev Nezlin Sterling, chair of the African Caribbean Evangelical Alliance and a president of Churches Together in Britain and Ireland, are among the Christian leaders backing Black Mental Health UK's call for the Commission for Racial Equality (CRE) to examine the Department of Health's handling of the race review in the government's new Mental Health Bill.