The Uniting General Council of the World Communion of Reformed Churches has put up a new website to prepare for the creation of new inter-church body that will represent 75 million Christians across the world.
The situation for trapped civilians in Sri Lanka is ‘becoming graver by the day’, says Christian Aid. An estimated 190,000 civilians remain trapped in the fighting, as food, medicine and fresh water supplies run dangerously low.
The organizers of a South African anti-racism conference in the run up to the soccer World Cup have postponed the gathering after protests about its refusal to grant the Dalai Lama a visa to attend the event.
Human rights violations in the Philippines have been addressed in US Episcopal Church testimony to the House of Representatives' Committee on Appropriations and Sub-Committee on State Foreign Operations.