Blogs

19 Dec 2013

Torture, flogging and summary killings are rife in secret prisons run by the Islamic State in Iraq and al-Sham, an armed group controlling swathes of northern Syria.

19 Dec 2013

Sadness is being expressed by church leaders over the the death of Dr Kang Moon-Kyu, an ecumenical leader from South Korea and former president of the WCC.

19 Dec 2013

Concerns are being raised about new figures showing a large drop in women's wages in Scotland.

19 Dec 2013

The Edinburgh-based Just Festival has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £25,000 in support of artists from Soweto.

18 Dec 2013

Paraguay has quietly granted cattle ranchers a license to bulldoze a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve which is also the last refuge of uncontacted Ayoreo Indians.

18 Dec 2013

A group of MPs and religious leaders will sail past the Houses of Parliament today, stopping at the Commons Terrace, to mark UN International Migrants Day.

17 Dec 2013

The new Moderator of the WCC Central Committee has called on South Sudan to have a “Mandela moment” in the aftermath of an attempted coup.

17 Dec 2013

NHS Bood and Transplant, supported by church campaign fleshandblood, is encouraging people to think about blood donation this Christmas.

17 Dec 2013

Brazil's government should give full consideration to Edward Snowden's claim for asylum in its country, human rights groups have said.