How are Christians in Zambia responding to the HIV-AIDS pandemic, and what challenges does it pose for Christian words and actions in the world today? Jane Stranz interviewed Sarah Kaulule, a lay preacher in the United Church of Zambia, at the Edinburgh 2010 conference on world Christianity to find out.
Ministers at a World Trade Organisation gathering in Geneva to seek new ways of alleviating poverty and generating growth are being called upon by faith groups to respect the right to food as enshrined in human rights declarations.
A group of Christian leaders who campaign for justice in the fight against hunger are calling on the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to 'step up to the plate' and seek tangible results in realising the right to food.
Deborah Katina from NGO Yang'at in Kenya, will speak on water as both a life sustainer and a conflict creator at the 13-16 March Ecumenical Advocacy Days gathering of faith-based advocates outside Washington DC.
The head of a church agency providing aid to the Palestinian community will speak on the current crisis during Ecumenical Advocacy Days, the USA's largest annual gathering of Christian peace and justice activists.
An educational institution in southern Africa is hosting a major theological consultation on HIV prevention called by the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EAA), based in Geneva. Participants are expected from across the globe.
Archbishop Desmond Tutu, evangelical leaders Rick and Kay Warren and the Rev Gideon Byamugisha, the first African Anglican priest to openly say he is HIV-positive, are contributors to an Advent Calendar focussing on HIV-AIDS awareness.