A homegrown Philippines evangelical church is causing a stir by standing and winning in elections, raising issues about what kind of role religion should and should not play in politics in South East Asia and elsewhere.
A wealthy Brazilian rancher has been convicted of ordering the killing high-profile supporter of landless people Sr Dorothy Stang in 2005. But the Pope's silence has disappointed her family and social justice activists.
From 26 May, visitors to one of the UK’s favourite tourist attractions, the Eden Project, will be able to step into the homes of Central American, African and Asian people and experience a little of the reality of trying the survive the daily challenges of a changing climate.
Senior Asian Christian leaders ae backing moves by Thailand to enforce the compulsory licensing of patented AIDS drugs in order to lower their cost by allowing the production or purchase of generic versions.
As the World Bank reels from the Wolfowitz scandal and Tony Blair steps into the shadow of Prime Minister-in-waiting Gordon Brown, rumours abound that he is on the list to head up the international loans institution.
Staff and critics of the World Bank have reacted with fury to the news that controversial chief Paul Wolfowitz, accused of corruption, will leave at the end of June 2007 with the official blessing of the Bank's Board.