Anglican Bishop of Bath and Wells Peter Price has made an apology for the church's failure to implement its own guidelines over convicted child sex offender the Rev David Smith. More action and vigilance is needed, say critics.
The Catholic archbishop of Dublin and the Imam of the Islamic Cultural Centre of Ireland marked World Press Freedom Day yesterday by calling for the release of the kidnapped BBC Gaza correspondent Alan Johnston.
The head of the World Council of Churches has sent a strongly-worded letter to the Turkish government after three Christians were murdered by extremists in Malatya earlier this month. Other abuses are cited.
Dring his life, Abbé Pierre, a French priest who combined Catholic faith with a radical social message, shook both church and society. Following his death, his reflections have now been published in English.
The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), which wants equality in admissions and policies across the school sector, has defended its reforming stance on faith schools after an attack in the Church Times newspaper.