Category - christian

  • 24 Sep 2008

    Indians are mourning the death of a Catholic priest who dedicated his life to developing positive relations between Christians and Muslims at a time when extremists are fostering violence among the communities for political ends.

  • 24 Sep 2008

    Can saints and martyrs – or simply Christians who lived exemplary lives – help unite and focus the churches in the C21st century? An international group of experts will discuss this and related questions at a symposium in Italy.

  • 18 Sep 2008

    Christians in Orissa, India, still fear for their lives and security, feeling 'helpless' in the face of persistent attacks from militant Hindu nationalists, says an ecumenical journalist who has investigated the tragedy.

  • 12 Sep 2008

    Accord, a new coalition promoting inclusive education and seeking the reform of faith schools policy, has expressed reservations over the opening of the Krishna-Avanti School in Edgware, the first publicly-funded Hindu school in Britain.

  • 2 Sep 2008

    Christian and Muslim groups are urging a peaceful resolution following attacks allegedly by groups linked to the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF) in Mindanao in the Philippines, and retaliation by government troops.

  • 31 Aug 2008

    A Filipino army officer, who fought against Muslim secessionist rebels in southern Philippines, says he realised that somehow the cycle of violence must end, so he helped pioneer Project I.S.L.A.M., or I Sincerely Love All Muslims.

  • 28 Aug 2008

    Twenty Christian and Muslim women will meet together in Gothenburg, Sweden, at the beginning of next month, as part of an ongoing practical dialogue and conflict transformation process called 'Moving towards peace through religion'.

  • 18 Jul 2008

    The Jerusalem International YMCA is this year marking the 130th anniversary of when it first opened its doors in the back of a Christian bookstore inside the Old City's Jaffa Gate during the days of Ottoman rule in 1878.

  • 26 Jun 2008

    Atheists are often criticising the ethics of religious belief, says Giles Fraser. But do they base their own moral practice too much on what they are against?

  • 30 May 2008

    At a time when religion is back on the political agenda, when politics seems more about ‘management’ than vision, when consumerism and globalisation have made state socialism seem outdated - and y