World Council of Churches general secretary the Rev Dr Samuel Kobia has urged the government of Sri Lanka to immediately release from detention a church official who has now been under arrest for nearly a month.
The International Monetary Fund and World Bank should use their spring meetings to deliver the G20’s promise to protect the world’s poorest countries from economic devastation, development agency Oxfam says.
To mark Earth Day today the US agency Church World Service is backing immediate action to fight climate change through an national postcard ‘Countdown to Copenhagen’ advocacy campaign aimed at the Obama administration and Congress.
An Anglican archbishop says the decision to drop charges against South African presidential candidate Jacob Zuma will be a "running sore" unless there is an independent inquiry into the arms deal at its heart.
Hundreds of civilians are being killed and seriously injured in artillery and gun attacks as the Sri Lankan Army attempts to eliminate the remaining LTTE rebels trapped in a shrinking "no fire" enclave.