Faith and Spiritual

VIDEO – Are you ready to embark on a great adventure as the next Moderator?

Published on 20 August, 2019 It is a unique role that provides the Moderator of the General Assembly with an unparalleled glimpse into the breadth of society.From ordinary church members, ministers, e...[Read More]

Film review: Marianne and Leonard: Words of love

REMEMBER that vicar trapped by an avalanche keeping his spirits up singing Leonard Cohen songs? Well, each to his own. You won’t find much cheer in Marianne and Leonard: Words of love (Cert. 12A), a d...[Read More]

Church to spend millions on social and sports ministries

SOCIAL action projects are to receive a funding boost from the Church of England. Projects receiving support include food banks, five-a-side football and running clubs. An ‘Eco-church’ congregation is...[Read More]

Highest-ever number of anti-Semitic incidents recorded

A NEW report by the Community Security Trust (CST) shows that a record high total of 892 anti-Semitic incidents in the UK have been recorded. The Trust, which works to promote good relations between B...[Read More]

Church Pensions hit by global fall in financial markets

THE latest Pensions Board annual report shows a decline in investment returns to -2.6 per cent. Sources said the funds were affected by the global fall in financial markets at the end of 2018. The dec...[Read More]

Russia says U.S. cruise missile test is regrettable

By REUTERS August 20, 2019 10:19 Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) MOSCOW - Russia said on Tuesday that the US test of a ground-launched cruise missile was regrettable and showed that Washing...[Read More]

Fate of Brexit deal in hands of the EU – UK Conservative chairman

By REUTERS August 20, 2019 10:16 Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) LONDON - The European Union needs to show flexibility over the Irish border "backstop" because the issue of whether Britain ...[Read More]

Authorities make more arrests in Indian Kashmir to deter protests

By REUTERS August 20, 2019 09:48 2 minute read. Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) SRINAGAR  - Security forces detained 30 people overnight in Indian Kashmir's main city of Srinagar, local off...[Read More]

Environmental changes in churches

The initial Church Censuses asked about the environment in which a church was located.While this is obviously linked to its geographical location, the question allowed for a slightly greater discrimin...[Read More]

Government action on youth violence is ‘lacking’

THE GOVERNMENT’S response to serious youth violence has been ‘lacking in recent years’. That was the conclusion of the Bishop of Edmonton, the Rt Rev Rob Wickham, who was responding to the Home Affair...[Read More]

Allegations deserve to be taken seriously

The fall-out from the trial of Carl Beech will continue to have repercussions for the justice system. The wrong-headed attitudes of police and prosecutors to automatically ‘believe’ the complainant mu...[Read More]

Jeffery Epstein signed his will two days before he was found dead

By JPOST.COM STAFF August 20, 2019 03:30 Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF) Billionaire and sex offender Jeffery Epstein signed his last will and testament two days before he was found dead in...[Read More]