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The WCC has welcomed ratification of the world’s first Arms Trade Treaty, a year after it was adopted by the UN General Assembly, but wants more action.
The General Secretary of the Methodist Church and Secretary of the Methodist Conference has announced his intention to step down from his current post in August 2015.
The Senate Select Committee on Intelligence (SSCI) has voted to declassify their report on the CIA’s unlawful torture programme.
Following the resignation of the Rev Roberta Rominger in November 2013, the General Secretary Nomination Group of the United Reformed Church has been seeking her successor.
As voters across Afghanistan cast their ballots in the presidential and provincial council elections, the top UN official there congratulated them for participating in a “historic moment”.
Ahead of a US Senate vote over whether to declassify a major report on CIA torture, one of the Agency’s victims has called for the “open acknowledgement of past wrongs.”
Years of real-terms cuts to child benefit, statutory maternity, paternity and adoption pay will leave expectant and new parents up to £450 a year worse off, says the TUC.