World News

  • January 11, 2007

    Christians will be amongst protestors who will protest around the world today against the detention of terror suspects at Guantanamo Bay in Cuba.

  • January 11, 2007

    A village priest has been killed by thieves after Christmas Eve services marked by the Russian Orthodox Church on 6 January 2007, in the second violent death of a cleric to shake the church in just over a month

  • January 11, 2007

    Evangelical aid agency Tearfund is calling on the European Union (EU) to renew targeted sanctions against the country.

  • January 11, 2007

    The Rt Revd Alan Harper, Bishop of Connor has been elected Archbishop of Armagh and Primate of All Ireland by the House of Bishops of the Church of Ireland.

  • January 10, 2007

    Let Justice Roll, a nonpartisan coalition of ninety faith and community organizations in the USA, has sent a 'living wage' letter to members of the newly constituted Congress - signed by more than 1,000 Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders from across the country.

  • January 10, 2007

    Poland's Roman Catholic bishops have urged the media to respect the decision of a top archbishop to resign due to accusations that he acted as an informer for Poland's former communist secret police - writes Jonathan Luxmoore for Ecumenical News International.

  • January 10, 2007

    Ugandans are celebrating the birth of a new circle of four Mennonite churches in southwestern Uganda. The churches, inaugurated in December 2006, are the result of development efforts begun in June 2004, by the Kenya Mennonite Church (KMC).

  • January 9, 2007

    Almost all the churches in Batticaloa in eastern Sri Lanka shunned Christmas celebrations due to a refugee crisis in their war-stricken region ‚Ä' writes Anto Akkara of ENI.

  • January 9, 2007

    The General Secretary of the Lutheran World Federation (LWF), the Rev Dr Ishmael Noko, will lead an interfaith delegation to North and South Sudan from 9 to 13 January 2007 ‚Ä' reports LWI.

  • January 9, 2007

    The National Council of Churches USA (NCCUSA) and 20 faith organizations have joined forces as part of 100 national civil rights, education, and disability advocacy groups calling for major changes in the "No Child Left Behind" (NCLB) law - which enacts the theories of ‘standards-based education reform', based on the belief that high expectations and setting of goals will result in success for all students.