On the eve of Remembrance Sunday, Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams described the Western-backed wars in Iraq and Afghanistan as a tragic mess which failed to conform to the principles of 'just war' theory and brought great suffering.
While the worldwide communion he heads up is still mired in dispute, Archbishop of Canterbury Dr Rowan Williams is encouraging Anglicans to grasp a larger version of peace by backing a major conference focussed on the situation in Korea.
Leaders meeting in Kenya belonging to all main Christian traditions, and from countries ranging from Armenia to Zimbabwe, have pledged to convene international, local and regional meetings to deepen reconciliation and understanding.
The think-tank Ekklesia, which examines religion in public life, says that the controversial appointment of the head of the Evangelical Alliance UK to the new Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC) is "a historic opportunity for evangelicals to shift toward full acceptance of the equalities agenda."
The independent charity regulator, the Charity Commission, yesterday launched a dedicated unit to watch over faith-based charities. The moves comes as questions are increasingly asked about the political activities of some religious groups
A senior Vatican official has said the Roman Catholic Church welcomes a new Global Christian Forum which has been hailed as the most representative gathering of Christians from many diverse traditions ever held. It is taking place in Kenya.
As medical science continues to explore the wonder of the human body, we must ensure that our theological thinking keeps pace, says Kevin Boyd. Fleshly existence is deeply bound up with religious formation, not least in incarnational Christianity.
A prominent US Pentecostal leader has hailed a world gathering that has been described as bringing together the broadest range of Christian traditions ever assembled at a global meeting, saying that it is "a new Pentecost".