security

  • May 24, 2011

    Security does not land in a helicopter; it grows from the ground up - that's what Iraqis told a professor of peace-building at Eastern Mennonite University in the USA. Different experiences and perceptions of what it is to be secure or seek security were among the insights shared by contributors to a forum at the International Ecumenical Peace Convocation in Kingston, Jamaica, in May 2011.

  • October 14, 2010

    Peace, migrants' rights, freedom of religion, security and development are the four priority themes adopted by the Commission of the Churches on International Affairs.

  • April 7, 2010

    Muslim and Sikh groups have praised the US Transportation Security Administration for rolling back screening rules on passengers arriving from 14 primarily Islamic countries.

  • February 8, 2008

    The year has not begun well for Afghanistan, with suicide bombings, fears of a deteriorating security situation and reports of an increased presence by Taliban forces throughout the country, say church-based relief agencies.

  • October 7, 2007

    Clergy who usually wear dog collars in public are being advised by a safety group to take them off when they are on their own, to reduce the risk of being attacked. But others believe security consciousness should not undermine the character of Christian service.