The congregation of missing Penarth minister, the Rev David Fox, are holding vigils of prayer at 5pm each day, as they wait for news of him. He disappeared more than a week ago, while on a walking holiday in Slovenia.
The Methodist and United Reformed Churches have together voiced their concern about increasing levels of violence and political intimidation, linked to the delay in announcing the result of Zimbabwe’s presidential election.
The United Reformed Church has appointed the Rev Roberta Rominger as its general secretary. She becomes the first woman to hold the senior post in the Church, or in any of its predecessor denominations.
In the run up to the fifth anniversary of the invasion of Iraq, churches are reiterating their call for British troops to withdraw from the country and will join in a 'Christian Peace Witness for Iraq'
The heated row over abortion is continuing after a report by the House of Commons Science and Technology committee said there was no scientific justification for lowering the 24-week limit for terminations. But there are also signs of movement on all sides.
Leaders of three major denominations say changes at the Home Office may worsen the plight of asylum seekers subject to Britain’s draconian immigration laws. They condemn the attempted deportation of a traumatised Iranian woman.