Blogs

6 Nov 2013

On 9 July 2011, South Sudan became the world’s newest nation. Today it is estimated to be home to more than 11 million people and is geographically one of the larger countries in Africa. The Sudanese churches have been part of the struggle and aspiration for peace and security, reports J. Ayana McCalman. But in a land rich in natural resources, there is also a need to address the humanitarian situation and significant human needs.

6 Nov 2013

The government is refusing to grant visas to three Pakistani drone strike victims, one of whom is suing the UK over its intelligence-sharing with the CIA.

6 Nov 2013

Quakers in Britain are to launch The White Feather Diaries, an online storytelling project to mark the centenary of World War I.

6 Nov 2013

Grassroots protest against "the corruption of the political class" showed its global face again on Guy Fawkes Night.

5 Nov 2013

The government needs to listen to charities, churches and unions, and to amend substantially those provisions in its lobbying bill which would curtail the legitimate advocacy functions of voluntary organisations, says the Christian think-tank Ekklesia.

5 Nov 2013

The government has agreed a five -week delay for consultation about its Lobbying Bill, as it faced defeat in the House of Lords.

5 Nov 2013

WCC Assembly participants have been learning about the reality of living in Palestinian occupied territory, through images, presentation and conversations.