Globalisation and Development

  • 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.

  • 10 Jul 2007

    On 14 July Christian Aid will launch the longest ever UK protest march, backed by celebrities including singers Lemar and Amy Macdonald and actors Leonardo Di Caprio and Katie Leung, as part of its 'Climate Changed' campaign.

  • 6 Jul 2007

    Representatives of church bodies associated with the World Council of Churches (WCC) from Africa, Europe and the Middle East are gathering in Brussels, 6-9 July 2007, to seek responses to migration in and between these regions.

  • 5 Jul 2007

    Christian Aid has issued ‘Ministerial Survival Kits’ to UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown and five of his newly appointed Secretaries of State - in a bid to ensure tackling world poverty is at the top of their agenda.

  • 5 Jul 2007

    More people in the world are living in cities than ever before, and this is leading to renewed interest in religion, confounding those who predicted a growth of secularisation, says a new United Nations report.

  • 5 Jul 2007

    The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking was arked in Palestine this week with a church-backed conference promoting the benefits of a drug-free lifestyle and exploring support for those affected by drugs.

  • 5 Jul 2007

    A British and Irish inter-church study group has entered the heated debate on migration by devising a set of principles to enable churches to contribute to the discussion. It calls for understanding and support of migrants.