The leader of the Taize community has urged tens of thousands of young Christians from Europe who gathered in Geneva at the New Year to organize "vigils of reconciliation" for unity between churches divided from each other.
Churches and society at large need to offer reparation to descendants of those enslaved, tortured and murdered by the transatlantic slave trade, says an international conference sponsored by three major ecumenical organizations.
An ecumenical Christian commemoration of the millions of Africans who died in the barbaric cruelty of the transatlantic slave trade is also highlighting the continuing oppression of their descendants around the world.
The fight against climate change has been marked by broken promises and missed opportunities, say three European bishops in a letter to political leaders gathered at the United Nations-led talks on the Indonesian island of Bali.
The British government has been accused of damaging social cohesion through its policies and rhetoric on asylum. The criticisms were made by a wide range of witnesses at the final public hearing of the Independent Asylum Commission.
A small Leeds church designed in 1932 and described as a "gem" when it was built has been "rediscovered" and given a Grade II listing on the advice of English Heritage - which has also produced a new publication reflecting on the way churches and faith have helped shape the city historically.
The Methodist Relief and Development Fund (MRDF) has held its first equipping conference for African partner organisations in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa, from 22-26 November 2007. It was entitled 'Strength to Strength'.
A delegation of religious leaders mainly from the Horn of Africa, who have visited strife-torn Somalia, have stressed that a solution to the crisis there lies within the country and not outside. The Pope has also called for peace.
A severe reminder from Africa of the wealth constructed "on the continued extraction and plunder of Africa's resources as well as on the exploitation of Africa's people" has been addressed to Christians living in the global North.