Globalisation and Development

  • 2 May 2007

    In the wake of recent demonstrations for massacre-hit Darfur in London and other capital cities, the UK agency Christian Aid has launched an appeal for funds and action.

  • 1 May 2007

    Cardinal Cormac Murphy-O’Connor has led an international delegation to 10 Downing Street to remind Tony Blair of Britain’s commitment to the G8 pledges made at Gleneagles.

  • 1 May 2007

    Clare Short MP, the former Secretary of State for International Development, has spoken of her belief that the world’s richest countries are collaborating in slavery today in the same way Christian Churches collaborated in the Slave Trade over 200 years ago.

  • 1 May 2007

    Communities in Asia are slowly and patiently continuing the process of recovery from the major Indian Ocean tsunami of late 2004 – with the active support of churches and other NGO networks.

  • 30 Apr 2007

    A new study from the influential Pew Forum on Religion & Public Life charts the major demographic changes in US religious life, especially the impact of the growing Spanish-speaking population.

  • 30 Apr 2007

    Children in developing countries need free primary education, and the US should put hard cash into support for orphans globally - says a new campaign being backed by Mpho Tutu.

  • 29 Apr 2007

    Thousands of campaigners from civic and church groups have gathered in Downing Street to remind Tony Blair and world leaders that time is running out for Darfur, where 200,000 people have been killed and millions displaced.

  • 29 Apr 2007

    Many hundreds of thousands of Turks have joined protest for the maintenance of a democratic, religiously neutral government - and opposition either to a military coup or a drift towards Islamism.

  • 27 Apr 2007

    The quiet demise of mass nonviolent protests in Iraq is rarely mentioned by the media or analysts, says Tim Nafziger. How different could things have been if nonviolent demonstrations by Iraqis had been widely covered and taken seriously?

  • 27 Apr 2007

    The head of the United Church of Canada has written to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper urging his government urgently and immediately to resume financial support to the Palestinian Unity Government - in the face of a wide boycott.