People and Power

  • August 1, 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.

  • August 1, 2007

    Gordon Brown will be less overt in his faith agenda and less establishment in his church instincts, suggests Simon Barrow. But religion and public life will remain hot political issues.

  • August 1, 2007

    War-torn Sri Lanka is to receive the first of a series of ecumenical "living letters" teams which will visit Christian communities facing situations of violence in different regions of the world.

  • July 31, 2007

    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.

  • July 31, 2007

    Sponsored by Christian Aid, an agency of 41 denominations in Britain and Ireland, the 'Cut the Carbon' marchers began their 1000-mile (1610 kilometre) trek on 14 July in Bangor, Northern Ireland. ENI report on their progress.

  • July 30, 2007

    The general secretary of the All Africa Conference of Churches, the Rev Mvume Dandala, says the release of six Bulgarian medical workers has not answered the question of how 56 children died after being infected with the HIV virus.

  • July 30, 2007

    The international Day of Prayer for Peace on 21 September is part of a growing movement in opposition to religiously-sanctioned violence.

    Or any kind of officially-sanctioned violence, really.

  • July 30, 2007

    On 21 September 2007 Christians from Congo to the United States, and from Colombia to Switzerland to South Korea, will join in the International Day of Prayer for Peace - committing themselves to work for a better world.

  • July 29, 2007

    New British Prime Minister Gordon Brown will be walking a political tightrope over the coming hours, by seeking to cement positive relations with the USA, while staking out his own international policy platform.

  • July 29, 2007

    The Chinese authorities have prohibited a meeting of activists gathering to discuss the rights of people living with AIDS, because of official fears over foreign involvement in the sensitive issue.