Blogs

19 Jan 2014

The fact that 70 per cent of NHS contracts in England and Wales are being awarded to private contractors is bad news for the health service, says critics.

19 Jan 2014

A Yemeni delegation to the UN admits it has had to establish a counselling centre for children because of the traumatisation caused by US drone attacks.

19 Jan 2014

UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon joined congregants at a New York City synagogue on Saturday to honour those who perished in the Holocaust.

19 Jan 2014

Elections to a strengthened European Parliament in May will see voters from all 28 EU countries choose representatives for the next five years.

18 Jan 2014

The Ecumenical Panel on a New International Financial and Economic Architecture has concluded its second meeting in Switzerland.

18 Jan 2014

Churches are being challenged to become "Donor Churches" and raise the profile of blood and organ donation in their communities.

17 Jan 2014

Hospitality, cooperation and justice should characterise the response of communities and nations to displaced people, Pope Francis has declared.

17 Jan 2014

This is the full statement from an Ecumenical Consultation on Syria, involving churches from across the world, hosted by the World Council of Churches (WCC) at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, from 15-17 January 2014, ahead of the upcoming Geneva II international talks on resolving the Syrian crisis.