Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) and the Evangelical Churches Fellowship of Ethiopia have brought together 40 community leaders – Muslims, Ethiopian Orthodox and Evangelical Christians – affected by the country's violence.
On the day Tony Blair stood down as British Prime Minister, the relief agency Christian Aid joined many others in applauding his achievements but expressing disappointment at "a job half done" on poverty and development.
A pre-dawn break-in earlier this month (June 2007) targetted two computers containing sensitive information at the office of Justapaz, the Christian Center for Justice, Peace and Nonviolent Action, on-the-spot reports reveal.
Heads of the historic churches in Jerusalem have welcomed the Palestine-Israel Ecumenical Forum launched in Jordan last week. They want to work with those of all faiths and none to achieve a breakthrough in the deadly stalemate.
While the issue of whether it is right or helpful to ban violent video games is becoming a hot topic again, the Methodist Church's chidren's adviser wants to see a more positive approach to kids learning about peace.
Received ideas about neutrality, ‘news values’ and the place of reporting in current events must be questioned because of the changing global role of the media in an age of conflict, a commentator will suggest at a meeting in St Ethelburga's Centre, London, on 26 June 2007.
Irish Catholic Bishops have joined worldwide human rights oranisations in calling on the President of Zimbabwe - who was educated as a Catholic - to change direction and respect the will of the people for change.
You are invited to a discussion on Making peace headline news with Ekklesia director Simon Barrow, on Tuesday 26 June 2007, at St Ethelburga's, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG, starting at 6.30pm. Ends by 8pm. All welcome.
You are invited to a discussion on Making peace headline news with Ekklesia's Simon Barrow, on Tuesday 26 June 2007, at St Ethelburga's, 78 Bishopsgate, London EC2N 4AG, starting at 6.30pm. Ends by 8pm. All welcome. Feel free to spread the news.
Doing justice to the Palestinian people will bring about security for Israel too, a global church conference has heard. There were appeals to end the illegal occupation of Palestinian land and to combat anti-Semitism too.