News Brief

  • May 31, 2007

    Micah Challenge UK, a coalition of evagelical churches, organisations and leaders, is gearing up to put more pressure on world leaders with a‘The World Can’t Wait’ rally in London this coming weekend.

  • May 31, 2007

    A group of trainee priests and ministers, supported by their theological colleges, will risk arrest next weekend as they protest against Britain’s Trident weapons nuclear programme.

  • May 31, 2007

    Christian leaders in Jerusalem are calling for worldwide support of the International Church Action for Peace in Palestine and Israel campaign to mark 40 years of Israeli occupation of Arab territories.

  • May 31, 2007

    Thw WCC is renewing efforts to promote global Christian unity and conversation through an 'alliance of alliances' which will acknowledge differences and work through cooperation rather than conformity.

  • May 30, 2007

    At a seminar in London tomorrow, a leading biblical scholar will suggest that churches anxious about family values will get a shock if they pay more attention to Jesus and the Gospels - which don't appear very 'family friendly'.

  • May 30, 2007

    Integrated solutions are needed to the problems of water supply, sanitation and protection of the environment, according to the 'Churches for Water in Africa' conference.

  • May 30, 2007

    The Methodist Church in Great Britain has re-launched its website with the aim of linking becoming more interactive and cyber-oriented in the twenty-first century.

  • May 22, 2007

    The Church of England is joining a campaign which is calling for the Government to end the destitution of people refused asylum in Britain.

  • May 21, 2007

    A wealthy Brazilian rancher has been convicted of ordering the killing high-profile supporter of landless people Sr Dorothy Stang in 2005. But the Pope's silence has disappointed her family and social justice activists.

  • May 21, 2007

    From 26 May, visitors to one of the UK’s favourite tourist attractions, the Eden Project, will be able to step into the homes of Central American, African and Asian people and experience a little of the reality of trying the survive the daily challenges of a changing climate.