People and Power

  • 7 May 2008

    The Democratic presidential contest has been getting ugly. And Barack Obama's church ties have become both a boon and a bane.

  • 6 May 2008

    Within Christianity there is a long history of trouble making, says Glynn Cardy. And rightly so if it is about building the vision and reality of a different kind of world in which all may flourish.

  • 6 May 2008

    A recent meeting of Iraqi Christian refugees and church representatives from around the world has head heart-rending stories of suffering, says Annegret Kapp. Now it is time to back words with action.

  • 6 May 2008

    The United Methodist Church is urging justice for migrants worldwide and reform of U.S. immigration laws.

    Delegates to the denomination's top legislative body, meeting April 23-May 2, adopted resolutions covering both global migration and immigration issues in the United States.

  • 3 May 2008

    Journalist, anarchist, pacifist, activist, single parent, troublemaker, saint...This session will discuss the life and message of this exceptional woman, founder in 1933 of the Catholic Worker movemen

  • 30 Apr 2008

    Church.co.uk and Faithworks are hosting an evening with Jim Wallis to consider seven ways to change the world.

  • 28 Apr 2008

    Influential evangelical social activist, political thinker, author and international speaker, Jim Wallis introduces an agenda to make Christianity the driver behind much needed radical change in today

  • 28 Apr 2008

    Two senior black United Methodist clergy in the USA, also longtime civil-rights advocates, say there are parallels between the struggles of blacks in the 1960s and those of gays and lesbians working for full inclusion in the church today.

  • 25 Apr 2008

    The election of former Roman Catholic bishop Fernando Lugo as president of Paraguay is a further sign of a left-wing shift in Latin America, according to long-term observers of the region's sometimes volcanic political scene.

  • 24 Apr 2008

    The Rev Philip Potter, a former general secretary of the World Council of Churches, has been honoured by the South African government for his determined commitment to combatting racism and apartheid in the 1970s and 1980s.