Parliament

Global persecution of Christians more extreme than ever

  This week many in the church and a few in the media have their eyes on Justin Welby and the Primates meeting in Canterbury, waiting to see if the Anglican communion will tear itself apart over the matter of…

Phantoms of a Labour-SNP opera

  If the polls are to be believed (and they are variable and conflicting, to say the least), the Conservative Party is looking to be unlikely to command a majority…

The myth of the undeserving poor

  Unlike most Christian initiatives, this week's Feeding Britain report on poverty and foodbank use has whipped up a media storm filling up plenty of column inches and broadcast minutes. And it…