Churches working for and end to outbreaks of ethnic and religious conflict in Indonesia will receive a solidarity visit from an international ecumenical delegation sent by the World Council of Churches.
Plans for a wholly or mainly elected House of Lords have been shelved until after the next general election, Jack Straw announced yesterday, but bishops would remain in a reformed Second Chamber if it is not wholly elected.
The Independent Asylum Commission which contains a number of church leaders, will hail the Scottish Government’s interventions to improve the treatment of asylum seekers when it presents its three reports of conclusions tomorrow
Faith leaders in the world's riches nation have told a hearing that it is time to stop the "poverty train" in the United States of America and rescue its 37 million citizens who are still living below the poverty line.
The openly gay Anglican Bishop of New Hampshire in the USA has spoken today of his sadness for a protester who interrupted his sermon on Sunday - urging Christians to overcome prejudice and fear with love.
The Methodist Conference has condemned the UK government’s failure to care for Zimbabwean refugees and is urging the Government to immediately stop all deportations to Zimbabwe and grant indefinite ‘right to remain’ to Zimbabwean refugees.
A key church figure in the struggle against Robert Mugabe's abuses in Zimbabwe, Catholic Archbishop Pius Ncube, has said he may soon return to the country, still reeling from post-election conflict, hunger and economic chaos.