The All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC), a fellowship of 169 member Churches and Christian Councils in 39 African countries, has issued a strong call for a unified commitment to peace with justice in Darfur.
The joint Parliamentary (Commons and Lords) Human Rights Committee has agreed with civic and church campaigners for migrants rights that changes to the Highly Skilled Migrants Programme in 2006 breached human rights.
West Midlands Police have reported Channel 4 TV to the media regulator Ofcom over the way an Undercover Mosque programme in its Dispatches series was edited - claiming that it was misleading and could harm community relations.
In a move that may raise questions for those who believe, on secular and religious grounds, in a clear distinction between religion and the state, Christian ministers in Northern Ireland are accompanying police patrols in tough areas.
Christian and secular human rights campaigners have joined forces to put pressure on the London-based Commonwealth Games Federation over Nigeria's bid for the 2014 games, citing its widely condemned mistreatment of gay people.
With Evangelical and Pentecostal representatives joining an 8-12 August consultation in Toulouse, the joint Vatican-WCC study process on religious conversion has moved one step closer to its goal of a common code of conduct.
Despite the UN Security Council's vote to authorise up to 26,000 peacekeeping troops for Darfur, a Sudanese Roman Catholic bishop says he believes there is not enough political will to end the crisis in this troubled part of Sudan.
In an interview with Juan Michel of the WCC, a prominent Iraqi Christian shares his views on the situation in the violence-plagued country. He assesses the situation with realism, but also with hope for peace with justice.