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Christian student representatives and Mennonite and Bretheren churches are among those expressing solidarity following this week's arrests and repression by the Mugabe regime
Last year Sir Elton John said religion was bigoted and should be banned. Now anti-gay residents of Tobago want him banned from attending a music festival. The contest looks to be a non-event.
The Vatican has issued a censure against Jon Sobrino, a founding figure of liberation theology – the movement which argues that the church should be on the side of the poor and downtrodden
New Testament scholar Deirdre Good explains why simplistic appeals to scripture distort its meaning, and why for the Gospel family is built on magnanimity not exclusion
World Council of Churches general secretary Dr Samuel Kobia says that US determination to escalate its military presence is making things worse not better
Catholic aid agency CAFOD has said it fears a new humanitarian crisis in Sri Lanka following a recent escalation of ongoing violence in the north and east of the country.
A leading church body that played a key role in the overthrow of apartheid has called on South Africa to act against the growing waves of repression under President Mugabe of Zimbabwe
A Catholic social and political philosopher, has won the 2007 Templeton Prize for exploring the religious and spiritual connections to violence.
Quakers in Britain have launched an online exhibition of archived resources tracing the history of the anti slavery movement from its Quaker beginnings to the passing of the Abolition of the Slave Trade Act in 1807 and beyond.
Keith Clements argues that the Free Churches need to work rigorously for a genuinely ecumenical movement – not one dominated by established Anglican and Catholic interests