Globalisation and Development

  • 1 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.

  • 19 May 2007

    As the World Bank reels from the Wolfowitz scandal and Tony Blair steps into the shadow of Prime Minister-in-waiting Gordon Brown, rumours abound that he is on the list to head up the international loans institution.

  • 18 May 2007

    Staff and critics of the World Bank have reacted with fury to the news that controversial chief Paul Wolfowitz, accused of corruption, will leave at the end of June 2007 with the official blessing of the Bank's Board.

  • 18 May 2007