Peace-building and housing and education issues will be highlighted as a world-wide ecumenical team visits churches, faith organizations and civil society movements in Israel and Palestine from 14-21 March 2009.
Advocates, activists and presenters from developing countries and across the United States will gather outside Washington, DC, this Friday (March 13) to examine the growing effects of climate change on poverty and migration worldwide.
The combined membership in churches of the Lutheran World Federation rose by 141,792 in 2008 to reach a global total just under 68.5 million - but churches in Europe and North America again experienced decline.
Zimbabwe is in a "serious humanitarian crisis" with villagers surviving on wild berries and appealing for food aid that is not coming, the head of Christian Care in the southern African country has charged.
Forty-five days into the Obama Administration in the United States, the general secretary of the National Council of Churches USA is asking for tangible signs that the promised ‘new day’ in immigration policy has arrived.
To mark International Women’s Day 2009, the World Association of Christian Communication (WACC) is calling attention to the opportunities presented to news media to reverse the tide of endemic gender-based violence.