Category - Ecumenical News International

  • 16 Apr 2007

    Churches and labour groups have been lobbying the McDonald's food corporation for months over their labour practices. They are pleased with a new agreement to pay migrant workers more, but want to see further action.

  • 15 Mar 2007

    Religious leaders, academics and public officials in Russia have expressed concern about the gap between rich and poor in Russia

  • 9 Mar 2007

    Defying perceptions of widening division between the two faiths, Muslims have joined an Indian sit-in organized by Christians.

  • 21 Dec 2006

    Christians in Japan say the government has debased the country's peace-seeking constitution after the upper chamber of parliament approved the promotion of patriotism in the classroom by changing the country's education law - writes Hisashi Yukimoto for Ecumenical News International.

  • 12 Dec 2006

    Roman Catholic nuns in Poland who mounted an occupation of their convent in a protest against the appointment of a new mother superior are refusing to leave the building, despite being expelled from their order by the Vatican - writes Jonathan Luxmoore for Ecumenical News International.