In an interview with Juan Michel of the WCC, a prominent Iraqi Christian shares his views on the situation in the violence-plagued country. He assesses the situation with realism, but also with hope for peace with justice.
African religious leaders have heard that gender-based violence is increasingly becoming a weapon of war in the continent's trouble spots, with some saying sacred scriptures are being used to justify violence in general.
The UK and France should use what ever leverage they have over Chad and Eritrea to encourage them to help build a consensus among the Darfur rebels and bring a just peace to the Sudan killing fields, says a leading church agency.
Two Japanese popular associations have condemned what they say is a military-inspired "deliberate murder attempt" against a Christian minister who serves as the co-leader of the Citizens Coalition for Peace in Japan.
The renowned war artist John Keane has produced a series of eleven new paintings for a challenging new exhibition, Children in Conflict, which is due to open at Wolverhampton Art Gallery on 24 November 2007.
Church agencies, including Britain's Christian Aid, are calling on the government of the Democratic Republic of Congo to act urgently in the case of Pascal Kubungulu Kibembi who was brutally murdered two years ago.
Christian women activists have expressed anger at what they say is an alarming crisis due to female feticide in India, after two dumps of illegally aborted female foetuses were found in the world's second most populous nation.