21 April 2017


The North Korean leader, Kim Jong Un, observes a target-striking contest by the Korean People’s Army; and (below) the US Vice-President, Mike Pence, looks towards the north from an observation post inside the demilitarised zone separating the two Koreas, in Paju, on Monday. Last week, the World Council of Churches joined the National Council of Churches in South Korea in expressing “grave concern” about the deployment of US aircraft carriers towards the Korean peninsula, amid military escalation in the region. North Korea claims that it has developed, and would launch, a ballistic missile that could strike the US mainland

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16-18 February 2018
Church Times Festival of Faith & Literature

Our literary festival with a theological slant in Bloxham, Oxfordshire. Speakers include Francis Spufford, Ruth Valerio, Eve Poole, Mark Oakley, James Runcie and many others. Find out more

5-6 May 2018
Church Times Festival of Poetry
With Sarum College, Salisbury. More details coming soon - register your interest here

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