Jerusalem churches call for peace amid violent clashes

Jerusalem churches have appealed for peace in the wake of recent violent clashes in the city. Senior church leaders are deeply concerned by the confrontations and in particular the coordinated activity of radical groups that target religious minorities.

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Why should Christians vote on Thursday?

This Thursday is polling day – it is the first time that most of us have the chance to vote since the 2019 general election, and because Covid meant that so many contests were deferred last year these are the biggest set of elections for many decades.

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Myanmar: Christians ‘hiding in the forest for safety’

Myanmar’s Christians have been telling Open Doors partners of how they are living in constant fear, following February’s coup.  With the internet shut down, communications from the country have been few and far between. However, Open Doors’

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Youth violence prevention week – “Hard Calls Save lives”

The Metropolitan police have launched a new campaign called “Hard Calls Save lives”. This is a hard-hitting awareness-raising campaign against serious youth violence led by five mothers who have lost their sons to knife crime.

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Campaigner proposes Register of Essential Works for Places of Worship

A prominent campaigner for the heritage of Southport has made an open proposal to his Local Authority and Central Government to establish a formal documented platform listing essential works required across all Places of Holy Worship

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London-Based Church Launches ‘Spirit Of St Martin’s Appeal’

The Spirit of St Martin’s appeal has been launched by St Martin-in-the-Fields (www.smitf.org), allowing people all over the world to purchase tickets for an online concert over the next few weeks. The launch of appeal also marks 300 years since the laying of the first flagstone at St Martin’s.

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Never seen before faith group collaboration reaches the most vulnerable

St Paul’s Community Outreach Project, Tottenham in East London supports those most vulnerable as a result of the pandemic through itsfood and care pantry as well as through online help during lockdown.

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