News Brief

  • 13 Dec 2006

    Pioneering US peace tax fund director is remembered

    -13/12/06

    Marian Hilda Claassen Fr

    Pioneering US peace tax fund director is remembered

    -13/12/06

    Marian Hilda Claassen Fr

  • 13 Dec 2006

    Archbishop Tutu laments Israeli block on his fact-finding mission

    -13/12/06

    South Afri

    Archbishop Tutu laments Israeli block on his fact-finding mission

    -13/12/06

    South Afri

  • 13 Dec 2006

    Marian Hilda Claassen Franz, the first full-time director of the National Campaign for a Peace Tax Fund (NCPTF) in the United States, died last month, aged 76, after a two-year struggle with cancer ‚Ä' reports J. Daryl Byler of Mennonite Central Committee, the North American peace church development and relief organisation.

  • 13 Dec 2006

    South African Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu says it is distressing that Israel blocked a planned mission by him and British professor Christine Chinkin to investigate the killing of 19 Palestinian civilians by Israeli shells - writes Peter Kenny for Ecumenical News International.

  • 12 Dec 2006

    Theologians confront the roots of cruel and degrading treatment

    -12/12/06

    The image, m

    Theologians confront the roots of cruel and degrading treatment

    -12/12/06

    The image, m

  • 12 Dec 2006

    Sainsbury's goes bananas over Fairtrade

    -12/12/06

    The Fairtrade Foundation has confirm

    Sainsbury's goes bananas over Fairtrade

    -12/12/06

    The Fairtrade Foundation has confirm

  • 12 Dec 2006

    Roman Catholic nuns in Poland who mounted an occupation of their convent in a protest against the appointment of a new mother superior are refusing to leave the building, despite being expelled from their order by the Vatican - writes Jonathan Luxmoore for Ecumenical News International.

  • 12 Dec 2006

    Dispute over public religious symbols in Romania

    -12/12/06

    Churches in Romania have de

    Dispute over public religious symbols in Romania

    -12/12/06

    Churches in Romania have de

  • 12 Dec 2006

    Church agencies help with aftermath of Philippines super-typhoon

    -12/12/06

    Church and

    Church agencies help with aftermath of Philippines super-typhoon

    -12/12/06

    Church and

  • 12 Dec 2006

    Roman Catholic nuns in Poland who mounted an occupation of their convent in a protest against the appointment of a new mother superior are refusing to leave the building, despite being expelled from their order by the Vatican - writes Jonathan Luxmoore for Ecumenical News International.