Welcome to the new Ekklesia website

EKKLESIA IS PLEASED to be launching its new website for a new year – our twentieth in operation as a pioneering think-tank (and now change network) on beliefs, ethics and politics. This is the fourth redesign since we appeared on the web in 2002. It also marks a...

US urged to dismantle structures of racism

THE UNITED NATIONS COMMITTEE on the Elimination of Racial Discrimination should recommend the United States government to take immediate, tangible measures to dismantle structural racism in the US, Human Rights Watch and the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) said...

Renewed truce in Yemen brings hope of peace

THE TRUCE IN YEMEN which began in April has been renewed for an additional two months, from 2 August until 2 October, UN Special Envoy for Yemen Hans Grundberg has announced.  The extension includes a commitment by the Government and Houthi rebels to intensify...

Cost of living report backed by former PM

FORMER PRIME MINISTER GORDON BROWN has joined with 56 faith groups, charities and politicians to call on the government to take urgent action to bridge the cost of living gap faced by the lowest income families. The call responds to a report written by poverty expert...