call to prayer

  • March 24, 2011

    Today is the 31st anniversary of the death of Archbishop Oscar Romero, gunned down on 24 March 1980 by a government-backed death squad, while he was saying Mass in San Salvador, the capital of El Salvador.

  • March 12, 2011

    We are likely to understand situations like the recent cairo protests more readily by examining the social and political pressures involved for both the protesters and the security forces, says Michael Marten - rather than seeking to make broad statements equating Christian and Muslim beliefs and practices.

  • February 4, 2011

    The World Student Christian Federation is organising a worldwide fasting and prayer initiative for peace and justice in Egypt at noon today.

  • June 11, 2008

    Mennonite World Conference is sending two deacons to Zimbabwe and is calling for two days of global prayer and fasting to coincide with the presidential election run-off on 27 June.

  • May 22, 2008

    The rector of one of Oxford's largest Anglican churches has called plans to broadcast a Muslim call to prayer from the city's main mosque "un-English".