Globalisation and Development

  • 17 May 2007

    A 21-25 May 2007 conference in Entebbe, Uganda, to be opened by Uganda's minister of water and environment, will discuss the role of churches and communities in facing up to the African water crisis.

  • 16 May 2007

    The World Council of Churches (WCC) is giving its backing to a resolution on rational use of medicines to be considered by the 60th World Health Assembly taking place in Geneva, Switzerlkand, from 14-23 May 2007.

  • 15 May 2007

    David Ford says that slavery is still very much alive, and that the systems and ideas that underpin it also challenge the church's deep collusion with racism - and its unwillingness to be grasped by the Gospel.

  • 15 May 2007

    The Pope has attacked Marxism as well as unfettered capitalism on his visit to Brazil. But the ghost of Marx has positive as well as negative connotations for Christians and social justice campaigners concerned with inequity.

  • 15 May 2007

    Peter Heslam argues that the corruption row surrounding World Bank chief Paul Wolfowitz taps into wider issues about money and development. Both the Bank and its critics have much to learn, he says.

  • 14 May 2007

    You can donate to Christian Aid Week 2007 online via this link.

  • 14 May 2007

    Book-lovers in Edinburgh have been contemplating everything from Aesop's Fables to Judge Dredd - and they have raised volumes for Christian Aid's anti-poverty struggle, as well as adding volumes to their shelves.

  • 12 May 2007

    As Tony Blair prepares to step down as British PM, the Catholic Fund for Overseas Development (CAFOD) offers an assessment and balance sheet of the impact of his policies on international development.

  • 11 May 2007

    Kenyan religious leaders are backing demands by civil society groups that those standing in parliamentary elections scheduled for 2007 should commit themselves to salary reductions, accountability and transparency.

  • 10 May 2007

    Following up their critique of Robert Mugabe's regime in an outspoken pastoral letter, Zimbabwe's Catholic bishops are calling for a cricket boycott of the country. But the president is hitting back.