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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.
The General Synod will for the first time vote on a motion suggesting the Church should divest from fossil fuels companies.
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.
The International Monetary Fund has agreed in principle to lend $5.3 billion to Pakistan over three years.
The Obama administration has failed to guarantee that force feeding at Guantanamo will not be carried out during the day in Ramadan.
The Quaker United Nations Office (QUNO) has been named as one of the 100 most influential global actors in armed violence reduction.
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.
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.
A groundbreaking new campaign has been launched in India to challenge the deep-seated prejudice that tribal peoples are ‘backwards’ and ‘primitive’.