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Press Releases

If you are a journalist (or anyone) looking for a Christian comment, briefing or perspective then you have come to the right place.

  • October 23, 2013
    Press Office

    "A day taking the hierarchy out of gender" is how our partners the Anabaptist Network and Mennonite Trust (in association with Peace Church and Woodbrooke College) are describing their event on Saturday 26 October 2013 at the International Mission Centre (IMC) in Birmingham.

  • October 23, 2013
    Press Office

    As Ekklesia reported this week, Korean church and peace activists in Busan are taking part in a 40 day fasting and prayer vigil against nuclear weapons from 30 September to 8 November 2013, coinciding at the end with the World Council of Churches Assembly there – and drawing attention to the consolidated action of churches against weapons of mass destruction (WMDs).

  • October 19, 2013
    Press Office

    'Following Jesus on the margins’ is the strapline of the Crucible course, now in its ninth year in Birmingham, equipping pioneers of new forms of church for a changing culture.

  • October 19, 2013
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    In his latest Middle East Analysis vodcast for the Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales, regional expert and Ekklesia associate Dr Harry Hagopian turns attention towards North Africa today and more specifically, Libya.

  • September 21, 2013
    Press Office

    This year, 2013, the International Day of Peace is on Saturday 21 September.

  • September 2, 2013
    Press Office

    Ekklesia staff and associates have been busy commenting, analysing and reporting on the crisis in Syria and the responses of the international community, especially the UK and US governments.

  • August 30, 2013
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    New York Times bestselling author and commentator on faith and politics Jim Wallis is currently visiting Britain and Ireland for a range of speaking events following the launch of his book, On God's Side (Lion Hudson) - which discusses what religion forgets and politics hasn't learned about 'serving the common good'.

  • August 29, 2013
    Press Office

    Premier Radio, the national Christian radio station, is beginning a new regular slot analysing the Middle East and North Africa with Ekklesia associate and regional expert Dr Harry Hagopian – starting tonight (29 August 2013).

  • August 28, 2013
    Press Office

    Arguments about policy on Syria have highlighted, among other things, the question of UN structure, functioning and voting power.

  • August 25, 2013
    Press Office

    Peace. It's a great idea. But what does it mean in practice, and how do you actually do it, on the the ground, in day-to-fay realistic situations?

  • August 24, 2013
    Press Office

    As usual, Ekklesia has a number of associates and friends taking part in the Greenbelt Festival this weekend - including Workshop, the grassroots theological education initiative, and a variety of Christian peace and justice organisations.

  • August 21, 2013
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  • August 20, 2013
    Press Office

    Authors from the Very Short Introductions series are giving short talks and answering questions at Blackwells Bookshop, 53-59 South Bridge, Edinburgh, tonight (Tuesday 20 August starting at 6.00 pm).

  • August 18, 2013
    Press Office

    One For Ten is an revolutionary series of campaign films produced and broadcast online over five weeks in April and May of 2013.

  • August 15, 2013
    Press Office

    The future of fair trade initiatives, switching your money to local and ethical banks, and alternative approaches to business - these have all been looked at in conversations and talks at Just Festival this past month (August 2013), and there is a good deal more coming up in the 'Ethics Before Profit strand of programming.