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The top United Nations human rights body has called for an immediate end to all violence in Syria and announced an independent international commission of inquiry.
The General Secretary of the World Council of Churches has expressed alarm at the blocking and hindering of food supplies in famine-struck Somalia.
Some 20,000 mourners gathered in Birmingham for the funeral of three young men killed while defending their community from looters last week.
Fifteen leaders of dioceses and national church bodies in Norway have joined in common prayer at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, Switzerland.
The Church of Norway has expressed its deep gratitude towards the international ecumenical fellowship for support after the recent terror attacks.
The verdict in the Lockerbie trial that convicted Ali al-Megrahi is a tragedy for Scottish justice, says Jim Swire, who lost his daughter in the bombing.
In the ten days since the terror attacks in Norway, pastors and church workers have played a major role in caring for survivors and the victims' families.
A Norwegian bishop addressing the recent bombing and shooting attacks in Norway says love and solidarity is the best response to the killing frenzy.
In a letter to the Christian Council of Norway, the World Council of Churches (WCC) has expressed support over the terrible killings last week.
Florida has stayed the execution of Manuel Valle to allow a hearing on whether the use of a new execution drug will cause him unnecessary pain.