CCJ Director comments on withdrawal of “Open Letter” on Israel/Palestine at Methodist Conference

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‘The Council of Christians and Jews finds the “Open Letter” brought to discussion at the Methodist Conference to be lacking in balance and absent of practical solutions to the complex issues facing both Palestinians and Israelis. The document focuses on a narrow interpretation of history and theology whilst ignoring decades of work for peace on… Read more »

CCJ Statement on Terrorist Attack in Finsbury Park

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CCJ condemns the violent and islamophobic attack against Muslim worshippers at the Finsbury Park Welfare House as they left following prayers. Our thoughts and prayers are with the friends and families of victims of the attack. As people of faith we offer our support and solidarity to the Muslim community and stand to defend their… Read more »

Response from Bishop Michael to the Grenfell Tower Fire

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We will all have been deeply saddened to see the harrowing scenes of individuals and families trapped in the horrendous fire at Grenfell Tower in West London. As we weep for those who have been killed and mourn with those who are bereaved, and as we salute the bravery and professionalism of our fire and… Read more »

CCJ statement ahead of the General Election on Thursday 8th June

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The General Election on Thursday 8th June will be a crucial decision-making moment for the future of the UK. The election campaign has been shaped by a number of important issues. But events in Manchester and in London recently have shown what is of central significance at the present time: the value of the individual… Read more »

CCJ Statement on Attack in Manchester

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The Council of Christians and Jews stands alongside the people of Manchester in their moment of unbearable suffering and tragedy. We remember in our prayers all those who have been affected by last night’s cruel and inhumane attack: the lives lost, the injured, the emergency services, and individuals who rushed to help strangers in need… Read more »