terror

  • October 25, 2013

    Towards the end of last month, on a Sunday of all days too, I woke up to be confronted with deeply distressing images of the ongoing and violent standoff at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi (Kenya) and also of the horrid attack on All Saints’ Church in Peshawar (Pakistan).

  • September 25, 2013

    Human rights activists, churches, faith groups and many others have expressed revulsion and dismay at murderous attacks on Pakistani Christians.

  • September 26, 2012

    A report published by Stanford University and New York University warns that the CIA’s drone campaign “terrorises" people in North-West Pakistan “twenty-four hours a day.

  • August 8, 2012

    US religious groups - Christian, Jewish and Muslim - are condemning killings at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin, described as an act of "domestic terrorism".

  • August 6, 2012

    The advocacy group United Sikhs has strongly condemned the horrific shooting of innocent people at a Gurdwara (temple) in Oak Creek, USA.

  • September 11, 2011

    Over the past ten years we have witnessed the birth of the neologism '9/11' and the horrid and inaccurate phrase 'global war on terror'. Some of what happened in those ten intervening years is now history, says Harry Hagopian. But much of it continues to resonate across the globe, calling us to a change of outlook and action. Revolutions and popular revolts across the Middle East and North Africa region vindicate the standpoint that real changes should come from within and do not necessarily get imposed militarily upon a whole people anymore.

  • September 11, 2011

    The head of the the World Council of Churches, which brings together over 340 major Protestant, Orthodox, Anglican, Peace Church and indigenous Christian communions in conversation with the Roman Catholic Church worldwide, is from Norway - a country which has been exposed to the horror of terrorism recently.

  • August 1, 2011

    In the ten days since the terror attacks in Norway, pastors and church workers have played a major role in caring for survivors and the victims' families.

  • July 31, 2011

    A Norwegian bishop addressing the recent bombing and shooting attacks in Norway says love and solidarity is the best response to the killing frenzy.

  • July 30, 2011

    In a letter to the Christian Council of Norway, the World Council of Churches (WCC) has expressed support over the terrible killings last week.