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A demand for urgent reform of the tax system in response to the suffering caused by inequality has been made at the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland.
An Anglican bishop is among those backing a call on all prospective MPs to pledge a time limit on the detention of migrants.
The World Council of Churches wants all countries to take special measures to protect and support refugees and displaced people from the Middle East.
Sitting Rochester and Strood MP Mark Reckless held on to his seat in a by-election after defecting to the UK Independence Party, though with a much-reduced majority.
The expulsion of an estimated 700 migrants and asylum-seekers from camps in Calais in northern France risks aggravating the health problems authorities say prompted the evictions.
An Office of the Children’s Commissioner report says children who arrive alone to seek asylum in the UK struggle to be heard in a system designed for adults.
Four Christians in Australia have been arrested for holding a prayer vigil in demonstration against the government's inhuman asylum seeker policy.
The UN refugee agency has released updated guidelines on the protection needs of those fleeing southern and central Somalia.
Asylum Aid has published a new report entitled Dividing Lines: Asylum, the media and some reasons for (cautious) optimism.
Hospitality, cooperation and justice should characterise the response of communities and nations to displaced people, Pope Francis has declared.