• July 17, 2007

    Nyaradzai Gumbonzvanda, a Roman Catholic woman from Zimbabwe, is to be the new general secretary of the World Young Women's Christian Association (YWCA) - a major international NGO located in 125 countries.

  • July 10, 2007

    The church development agency CAFOD, says that the world’s newest nation in the 21st century, East Timor, has been successful in running its first election . Now the Timorese Government must start delivering for the poor.

  • July 5, 2007

    The International Day against Drug Abuse and Illicit Drug Trafficking was arked in Palestine this week with a church-backed conference promoting the benefits of a drug-free lifestyle and exploring support for those affected by drugs.

  • June 28, 2007

    As the economy and infrastructure of Zimbabwe continues to crumble, UK-based human rights and religious groups are keeping the pressure for change up as part of a concerted global effort - with torture a particular concern.

  • June 6, 2007

    The UK-based Catholic aid and development agency CAFOD has sent out a strong message on the eve of the G8 summit. It wants to see definite anti-poverty action and an 80 per cent reduction of greenhouse gas emissions by 2050.

  • June 5, 2007

    Speaking ahead of the G8 Summit to be held in Germany on 6 June 2007, the heads of Britain's major Free churches have appealed to the UK government and world leaders to make global poverty their top priority.

  • June 3, 2007

    To some the doctrine of the Trinity looks to be modern Christianity's achilles heel in a rationalistic age, but Simon Barrow argues that it points to the coherence of God-talk as well as the challenges the Gospel poses.

  • May 31, 2007

    Thw WCC is renewing efforts to promote global Christian unity and conversation through an 'alliance of alliances' which will acknowledge differences and work through cooperation rather than conformity.

  • May 3, 2007

    The Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL), which wants equality in admissions and policies across the school sector, has defended its reforming stance on faith schools after an attack in the Church Times newspaper.

  • April 30, 2007

    Protestant and Catholic church leaders in Scotland have renewed their criticism on Britain’s post-Trident nuclear weapons plans and have called for a major non-proliferation effort.