Prince El Hassan bin Talal of Jordan has been named as the 2008 winner of the Niwano Peace Prize for efforts at building peace with justice in the Middle East, especially with regard to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
A television documentary 'Angola in the Frame' premieres on the UK Community Channel on 5 March 2008 at 21.00, following war artist John Keane on a moving journey which led to 11 new paintings commissioned by Christian Aid.
The Church of England has teamed up with Premier Christian Radio to produce podcast interviews with a range of people connected to the life of the Church and its community involvement across the country.
The Rev Kjell Magne Bondevik, former prime minister of Norway and now moderator of the World Council of Churches' Commission of the Churches on International Affairs, wants to see its public statements carry a distinctly religious tone.
As the furore over Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams' remarks about religious and civil law subsides into a more considered debate beyond the headlines, the Anglican leader is receiving backing from some unexpected quarters.
US churches defied the stereotype that American Christianity is a cipher for anti-science creationism last week, as they marked Evolution Weekend with sermons and seminars on how spiritual and scientific exploration go together.