churches

  • June 21, 2007

    A new advocacy initiative, launched at the culmination of a World Council of Churches (WCC) conference in Jordan this week, is to help churches worldwide work for a just peace in Palestine and Israel.

  • June 21, 2007

    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.

  • June 17, 2007

    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.

  • June 16, 2007

    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.

  • May 30, 2007

    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.

  • May 30, 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'.

  • May 19, 2007

    French religious leaders are calling on newly-elected President Sarkosy to pursue a dialogue on national hramony with those who voted against him and who believe he is bad news for the marginalised.

  • May 17, 2007

    A 21-25 May 2007 conference in Entebbe, Uganda, to be opened by Uganda's minister of water and environment, will discuss the role of churches and communities in facing up to the African water crisis.

  • May 11, 2007

    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.

  • May 6, 2007

    The small Chinese city of Macau has become the new East Asian Las Vegas, say church leaders and labour activists, claiming that gambling and corruption are leading to social ruin.