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Churches need to engage in a “development dialogue” to support alternative economic agendas to help eradicate poverty, a consultation has said.
Can Africa attain economic liberation, social welfare, as well as ecological protection in partnership with the European Union, the United States and China?
A staff member of the Ecumenical HIV and AIDS Initiative in Africa has been elected General Secretary of the Council of Christian Churches in Angola.
Collections of books on anthropology, new religious movements, the history of Christian mission, various regions in Africa and Asia, and related subjects are being offered to interested libraries, institutions or individuals.
Stung by criticism that it was among the aid agencies portraying Africa in too negative a way, Oxfam has launched a more positive campaign against hunger.
Pope Benedict's traditional Urbi et Orbi Christmas address from St Peter's Rome wished peace and justice for Syria and other troubled parts of the globe.
Churches in Africa have a great capacity to inspire their members to be agents of change and transformation, says Dr Isabel Apawo Phiri.
Over 60 per cent of deaths in battle-related conflicts are caused by small arms, and billions of dollars are spent every year on small arms.
African Catholic Church leaders who met in Kinshasa recently say escalating violence in the east of DR Congo is causing a major humanitarian tragedy.
The struggle against the proliferation of small arms and light weapons "is critical for peace and security in Africa,” a churches' consultation has heard.