Globalisation and Development

  • 27 Jul 2007

    As the situation in Zimbabwe worsens, South African Methodists are offering a 'ray of hope' to homeless asylum seekers, refugees and displaced people crowding into the capital city of Johannesburg.

  • 20 Jul 2007

    Nobel Peace Laureate and ex-Archbishop Desmond Tutu is to chair a global group of “elders” who will visit some of the world’s conflict zones to offer experience, wisdom, and advice on moving toward non-violent solutions.

  • 18 Jul 2007

    The outspoken Roman Catholic Archbishop of Bulawayo, Pius Ncube, has urged Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe to step down as the country faces deepening political and economic woes - and new reports of abuses come through.

  • 16 Jul 2007

    Europe thinks of itself as a cradle of modern secularity, but religion is far from dead - even if its institutions are reeling.

  • 16 Jul 2007

    An international group of theologians met recently at Luther Seminary, St Paul, Minnesota, USA, to develop critical theological responses to 'empire' in the context of a divided and unequal world.

  • 16 Jul 2007

    British MPs have been warned by Christian Aid, at a special briefing at the House of Commons, that unless the UK government commits to reducing emissions by 80% by 2050 millions of people in the developing world will suffer.

  • 14 Jul 2007

    An easy assumption that religion is less dangerous when it is 'less religious' is wrong, says Simon Barrow. As an article in the International Herald Tribune points out, the path from death to life is found within as well as beyond each tradition.

  • 14 Jul 2007

    In order to fight poverty, Africa needs to mobilize similar efforts to those rallied against colonialism, World Council of Churches (WCC) general secretary Dr Samuel Kobia has told Tanzanian church leaders.

  • 10 Jul 2007

    Representatives of African, European and Middle Eastern churches and bodies working on migration issues associated with the World Council of Churches (WCC) are geared up for a ground-breaking United Nations forum on migration.

  • 10 Jul 2007

    The church development agency CAFOD, says that the world’s newest nation in the 21st century, East Timor, has been successful in running its first election . Now the Timorese Government must start delivering for the poor.