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As churches and environmental groups prepare to mark Earth day on 22 April, Christian leaders have welcomed a new US ruling on carbon emissions and have urged more action on global warming.
Britain's Hindus are pushing to be able to practice open air cremations according to their long standing tradition. This would require a modification of the Cremation Act 1902.
French Presidential candidate Nicholas Sarkozy has publicly criticised the Pope's position on human sexuality.
Black Christian leaders have attacked UK Prime Minister Tony Blair, saying that his comments this week about Black communities did not recognise the work these communities - and especially Black Churches - are doing to tackle criminal gangs.
Christian Aid partners are working to help displaced people in Sri Lanka after renewed fighting has forced more than 155,000 civilians to flee their homes in recent weeks.
International relief agency Oxfam is urging the European Union to lift a year-long suspension of aid to the Hamas-led government as the Palestinian people sink deeper into poverty.
Ahead of the May local elections, The Methodist Church has launched guidelines for churches that find themselves represented by a councillor from an extremist party.
Peace and justice means more than political expediency, argues Timothy Seidel - and behind the fashionable rhetoric of 'two states' for Palestine/Israel lie some highly dubious agendas.
We need to ask deeper questions about the 'punishment and reward' theology of targets, markets and excellence that has come to dominate health policy, suggests Savi Hensman.
Both the Easter story and recent political dramas in the Middle East highlight deep questions about power, says Colin Morris. They show that the power of life is about persuasion.