Globalisation and Development

  • 22 Jun 2007

    You are invited to a discussion on Making peace headline news with Ekklesia director Simon Barrow, on Tuesday 26 June 2007, at St Ethelburga's, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG, starting at 6.30pm. Ends by 8pm. All welcome.

  • 22 Jun 2007

    You are invited to a discussion on Making peace headline news with Ekklesia's Simon Barrow, on Tuesday 26 June 2007, at St Ethelburga's, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG, starting at 6.30pm. Ends by 8pm. All welcome. Feel free to spread the news.

  • 22 Jun 2007

    Doing justice to the Palestinian people will bring about security for Israel too, a global church conference has heard. There were appeals to end the illegal occupation of Palestinian land and to combat anti-Semitism too.

  • 21 Jun 2007

    A new advocacy initiative, launched at the culmination of a World Council of Churches (WCC) conference in Jordan this week, is to help churches worldwide work for a just peace in Palestine and Israel.

  • 21 Jun 2007

    Fredrick Nzwili looks at recent global and regional initiatives by the churches to confront the complex political and humanitarian issues underlying current crises around migration - especially in the South.

  • 21 Jun 2007

    As the security situation in Darfur continues to deteriorate and hundreds more local people die, an Action of Churches Together - Caritas employee has been killed in western Darfur, highlighting the ongong carnage.

  • 20 Jun 2007

    Christian Aid has this week urged Gordon Brown, who becomes British Prime Minister next week, not to make the same mistakes in the Middle East as Tony Blair.

  • 18 Jun 2007

    A report published by the new BBC trust today is critical of some programmes for allowing celebrity-backed anti-poverty groups to appear in entertainment shows. Their backers say this reflects reality, an is an antidote to comercialism.

  • 17 Jun 2007

    The leader of a major grouping of African churches has expressed outrage at human rights abuses in Zimbabwe, and has urged the world to help resolve the political crisis in the southern African country.

  • 16 Jun 2007

    Fighting between the Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah in the Gaza Strip has highlighted the urgent need for the international community to end the isolation and blockade on the Palestinian government, say churches and NGOs.