Fredrick Nzwili looks at recent global and regional initiatives by the churches to confront the complex political and humanitarian issues underlying current crises around migration - especially in the South.
The leader of a major grouping of African churches has expressed outrage at human rights abuses in Zimbabwe, and has urged the world to help resolve the political crisis in the southern African country.
Fighting between the Palestinian factions Hamas and Fatah in the Gaza Strip has highlighted the urgent need for the international community to end the isolation and blockade on the Palestinian government, say churches and NGOs.
An opportunity to hear Professor Good, from the Episcopal Church's prestigious General Theological Seminary, at Ste Ethelburga's Centre for Reconciliation and Peace (78 Bishopsgate, EC2N 4AG) at 11am on Thursday 31 May 2007.
At a seminar in London tomorrow, a leading biblical scholar will suggest that churches anxious about family values will get a shock if they pay more attention to Jesus and the Gospels - which don't appear very 'family friendly'.
Kenyan religious leaders are backing demands by civil society groups that those standing in parliamentary elections scheduled for 2007 should commit themselves to salary reductions, accountability and transparency.