Sikhs across the world are mourning the death of Jaspal Singh, a resident of Peshawar, who has been brutally beheaded by the Taliban in Pakistan - and calling for further action to address such abuses.
The president of the Madagascar's largest Protestant church has welcomed the release of two imprisoned church radio journalists, but warned they still face trial for allegedly colluding in an army mutiny.
The World Council of Churches has urged President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo "to ensure the immediate release" of Dr Alexis Montes and other 42 health workers detained by military and police forces on 6 February.
Rowan Williams has given a clear account of where the church stands on the Equality Bill, says Simon Sarmiento. It rejects the very concept of putting any limiting definition of its exemptions into law. But is it thereby opening a massive legal can of worms?