Globalisation and Development

  • 4 Jun 2007

    Presidents of the Catholic Bishops’ Conferences of the world’s leading industrial countries have written to the Group of 8 leaders to urge them to take “bold action on global poverty” ahead of the G8 summit in Germany this week.

  • 3 Jun 2007

    Ahead of a report on 4 June 2007 with Practical Action, Oxfam and Tearfund - illustrating why a 2°C limit to global warming is essential for poorest - Christian Aid is urging industrialised nations to take proper responsibility.

  • 3 Jun 2007

    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.

  • 2 Jun 2007

    South African Anglican 'green bishop' Geoff Davies says Christians are making a mistake if they believe God only cares about humanity, while the rest of creation exists simply for humanity's benefit.

  • 30 May 2007

    The recent revival of religion around the globe has raised fundamental questions not only about its role in both national and international politics, but also concerning its claim to serve as a princi

  • 30 May 2007

    Integrated solutions are needed to the problems of water supply, sanitation and protection of the environment, according to the 'Churches for Water in Africa' conference.

  • 22 May 2007

    The Church of England is joining a campaign which is calling for the Government to end the destitution of people refused asylum in Britain.

  • 21 May 2007

    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.

  • 21 May 2007

    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.

  • 20 May 2007

    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.