Blogs

5 Jul 2013

Amnesty Inrernational has called on the new Pakistani government to impose an immediate moratorium on the use of the death penalty as a first step towards abolition.

4 Jul 2013

The General Synod will for the first time vote on a motion suggesting the Church should divest from fossil fuels companies.

4 Jul 2013

Michael Gove, Secretary of State for Education, praised church schools at a seminar at Lambeth Palace on 3 July and urged the Church of England to open new schools.

4 Jul 2013

The International Monetary Fund has agreed in principle to lend $5.3 billion to Pakistan over three years.

4 Jul 2013

The Obama administration has failed to guarantee that force feeding at Guantanamo will not be carried out during the day in Ramadan.

3 Jul 2013

The Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) has been named as one of the 100 most influential global actors in armed violence reduction.

3 Jul 2013

The WCC General Secretary, Rev. Dr Olav Fykse Tveit shared reflections on diakonia at the DIAKONIA 21st World Assembly, which is being held in Berlin 1 to 8 July.

3 Jul 2013

The number of families renting their home has doubled over the past ten years, as more and more people are priced out of home ownership.

2 Jul 2013

A groundbreaking new campaign has been launched in India to challenge the deep-seated prejudice that tribal peoples are ‘backwards’ and ‘primitive’.