Blogs

28 Jul 2015

Pakistan has set an execution date of 7 August for Shafqat Hussain, who was convicted as a juvenile following days of police torture.

27 Jul 2015

Mennonite contributions to the ecumenical movement were acknowledged by Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri, WCC Associate General Secretary at the Mennonite World Conference.

27 Jul 2015

The UNHR has criticised the UK Government and the Northern Ireland Executive on their failings to reform abortion law and address ‘Troubles’ related issues.

24 Jul 2015

The Obama administration last night asked a federal judge to reconsider her order to release the Guantánamo force-feeding tapes.

24 Jul 2015

Faith communities in the UK are responding to the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki which will be remembered around the world on 6 August.

24 Jul 2015

On 3rd July 2015, a group of leading Catholics wrote to Iain Duncan Smith regarding his welfare reforms.We are delighted that the Minister took the time to reply to the issues raised and have published his response here.However, we believe the Minister has missed the point on the harm he is causing. We have therefore sent him the following letter in reply.

24 Jul 2015

On 3rd July 2015, a group of leading Catholics published an open letter to Iain Duncan Smith calling on him to change his approach to welfare reform. We are delighted the Minister has taken the time to respond to the letter, and publish it in full below.

24 Jul 2015

The Secretary of State for Work and Pensions has replied to a group of prominent Catholics who have criticised the UK government’s welfare policies as deeply harmful – but the authors of their Open Letter to Iain Duncan Smith say that he is still missing the point on the harm his policies are causing.