Category - Barack Obama

  • 29 Jan 2009

    Barack Obama spoke in his inauguration of "being on the wrong side of history", says Uri Avnery. For the USA and Israel the Gaza tragedy shows what this means. But there is 'another Israel'.

  • 26 Jan 2009

    If the Obama presidency is going to make good on its promise of hope, says Giles Fraser, it will have to do so in places like the unloved west side of Baltimore.

  • 24 Jan 2009
  • 21 Jan 2009

    Churches for Middle East Peace have called on President Barack Obama to fulfill his recent statements to engage in Israeli-Palestinian peace efforts from day one of his administration.

  • 21 Jan 2009

    A senior black Anglican says the Church of England and the Anglican Communion should grasp the climate of change signalled by Barack Obama's ascendancy, using it to transform their own culture.

  • 21 Jan 2009

    Pope Benedict XVI is among the wide range of religious leaders sending messages of welcome and blessing to Barack Obama, the 44th president of the United States following his inauguration.

  • 20 Jan 2009

    Speaking in his inaugural address as 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama declared today that “the world has changed and we must change with it”.

  • 20 Jan 2009

    Incoming US President Barack Obama's message to the world will be "together we can", says the law professor who taught him at Harvard as the formal inauguration gets underway in Washington DC.

  • 20 Jan 2009

    Poverty, violence and war are among the challenges representatives of member churches of the World Council of Churches in the USA have pointed out to President Barack Obama on the occasion of his inauguration.

  • 20 Jan 2009

    As we have tragically seen in Gaza, the thinking of the past has not brought peace to the Middle East or the USA, says Gene Stoltzfus. Something new is needed. The Obama era needs to be built on hopeful prayer and action for justice.