Category Archives: Social & Economic Issues

28 Aug
0

Evangelism ‘threatened by counter-extremism measures’

Four out of five evangelicals think government policies to tackle extremism may make it harder for them to share their faith. Two thirds of respondents to the Evangelical Alliance’s survey of more than 1,700 evangelicals felt that the current attempt ...

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Alistair Dutton
27 Aug
0

Archbishops endorse CAFOD and SCIAF’s encyclical study guide

The heads of the Catholic Church in England, Wales and Scotland – Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Archbishop Philip Tartaglia – are encouraging the Catholic community to embrace the opportunity to reflect, act and pray, following the release of the Pope’s ...

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Anglican Communion bishops beat the drum for climate justice
25 Aug
0

Anglicans called to join worldwide Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation

The Primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba, has called on Anglicans everywhere to join Orthodox, Roman Catholic, Lutheran and other Christians in a World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation on 1 September. ...

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Photo:Pope Francis
18 Aug
0

Pope designates September 1 as World Day of Prayer for Care of Creation

Like their Orthodox brothers and sisters, Catholics formally will mark Sept. 1 as the World Day of Prayer for the Care of Creation, Pope Francis has decided. The day of prayer, the pope said, will give individuals and communities an ...

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18 Aug
0

Church of Scotland Stamp Appeal

This year the Stamp Appeal will support the work of the Church of Scotland HIV Programme which supports partners both in Scotland and overseas to support those infected and affected by HIV. HIV and AIDS does not often make the ...

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Stephen Timms MP
11 Aug
0

Government scraps Faith Minister title

The title of Faith Minister has been scrapped by the Government and subsumed into a junior ministerial role at the Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG). Following a lengthy investigation by Premier, Number 10 has confirmed that although the ...

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10 Aug
0

Conforti: are you interested in working with prisoners and ex-offenders?

Are you a member of a parish in or near Glasgow, Lanarkshire, Edinburgh, Renfrewshire, Dundee, Perth, Falkirk or Stirling, with a keen desire to help others and an interest in developing new skills? If so, the Conforti Institute would like ...

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01 Aug
0

Funeral poverty in Scotland today

Faith in Community Scotland has been working with the Church of Scotland’s Priority Areas Committee and Quaker Social Action to investigate the issue of funeral poverty in Scotland today. An affordable and meaningful funeral is often a challenge to afford ...

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