Articles by: ekklesia.co.uk

World: Churches to analyse foreign involvement in Africa’s development

World: Churches to analyse foreign involvement in Africa’s development

0 by / on 2013/02/28, 8:14 am / in Europe

Can Africa attain economic liberation, social welfare, as well as ecological protection in partnership with the European Union, the United States and China?

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World: Benedict XVI leaves a mixed legacy on ecumenical dialogue

World: Benedict XVI leaves a mixed legacy on ecumenical dialogue

0 by / on 2013/02/12, 7:26 am / in Europe

In an address the day after he was elected pope in 2005, Benedict XVI pledged to work for the unity of all the followers of Christ, saying that good sentiments were not enough and concrete deeds were needed.

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GB: Williams urges realism on Church which has ‘lost credibility’

GB: Williams urges realism on Church which has ‘lost credibility’

0 by / on 2012/11/22, 1:23 pm / in Great Britain

The Church of England needs a reality check about the way it is perceived and the way it operates, the Archbishop of Canterbury has said.

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World: Humanitarian situation in Gaza worsens as attacks continue

World: Humanitarian situation in Gaza worsens as attacks continue

0 by / on 2012/11/20, 7:44 am / in Europe

Families in the Gaza Strip who are used to living in very difficult conditions are now running out of food and water, say aid agencies. ekklesia – As the Israeli assault on the area continues, hospitals are running out of supplies and more than 1.7 million people – half of whom are children – have been trapped in their houses […]

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GB: Public overwhelmingly opposes religious selection in state funded schools

GB: Public overwhelmingly opposes religious selection in state funded schools

0 by / on 2012/11/16, 8:17 am / in Featured, Great Britain

Nearly three-quarters of the British public (73 per cent) agree that “state funded schools, including state funded faith schools, should not be allowed to select or discriminate against prospective pupils on religious grounds in their admissions policy”.

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GB: Faith groups and church leaders back free school meals campaign

GB: Faith groups and church leaders back free school meals campaign

0 by / on 2012/04/23, 9:35 am / in Great Britain

The Anglican Archbishop of York is among those backing calls from charities to make sure that all children living with poverty can get a free school meal.

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GB: Christian students challenged to ‘change the world’

GB: Christian students challenged to ‘change the world’

0 by / on 2012/02/16, 7:56 am / in Great Britain

The Student Christian Movement (SCM) have reported another record turnout at their annual conference. The rise in participation in SCM has been linked to the growth in both student activism and politically radical Christianity. ekklesia – Students from across Britain gathered in York for the weekend gathering, entitled ‘With all your mind’.

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World/GB: Argentine Methodists send hopes for peace to British counterparts

World/GB: Argentine Methodists send hopes for peace to British counterparts

0 by / on 2012/02/07, 7:06 am / in Europe, Great Britain

Amid renewed tensions over the Falkland Islands, the Argentinian Methodist Church has sent a letter to the Methodist Church in Britain, expressing its desire for their governments to resolve their issues peacefully. “A war is always a human failure in the light of God’s project that we share his creation and that we all enjoy the resources that He has […]

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GB: Kirk digs deep to help homeless charity cut by Scottish Government

GB: Kirk digs deep to help homeless charity cut by Scottish Government

0 by / on 2012/02/06, 8:14 am / in Great Britain

The Church of Scotland’s Moderator has written to all 1,450 Kirk congregations asking them to raise at least £100 each to help a charity for homeless Scots, following the loss of Scottish Government backing.

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F: French Protestants focus on collaborative chaplaincy

F: French Protestants focus on collaborative chaplaincy

0 by / on 2012/02/01, 8:32 am / in France

The Protestant Federation of France has turned its spotlight on chaplaincy challenges and issues this year. ekklesia – At the group’s General Assembly on 21 and 22 January 2012 in Paris, members examined the issues chaplains face in hospitals, prisons and the military and urged member churches to take steps to support chaplains’ work. Pastor Claude Baty, president of the federation, […]

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