• August 3, 2007

    In an interview with Juan Michel of the WCC, a prominent Iraqi Christian shares his views on the situation in the violence-plagued country. He assesses the situation with realism, but also with hope for peace with justice.

  • July 30, 2007

    On 21 September 2007 Christians from Congo to the United States, and from Colombia to Switzerland to South Korea, will join in the International Day of Prayer for Peace - committing themselves to work for a better world.

  • May 12, 2007

    Gordon Brown is focussing his bid to become PM on a restoration of faith in people, politics, integrity and the values of justice. He once again mentioned his Church of Scotland upbringing as a character forming inheritance.

  • May 3, 2007

    On the issue of the US involvement in Iraq, here's a very sobering statistic...

  • April 27, 2007

    The quiet demise of mass nonviolent protests in Iraq is rarely mentioned by the media or analysts, says Tim Nafziger. How different could things have been if nonviolent demonstrations by Iraqis had been widely covered and taken seriously?

  • April 24, 2007

    As England celebrates its patron saint today, senior UK government figure Jack Straw acknowledges that St George needs reclaiming from racists and narrow nationalists - echoing the recent Ekklesia report.

  • April 18, 2007

    Hilary Benn wants to end the nomenclature of a 'war on terror', but he does not seem to have abandoned the 'clash of civilizations' or proposed any real alternative, writes Michael Marten.

  • April 12, 2007

    Both the Easter story and recent political dramas in the Middle East highlight deep questions about power, says Colin Morris. They show that the power of life is about persuasion.

  • April 11, 2007

    Every aspect of life in Iraq is steadily worsening a report by the International Committee (ICRC) of the Red Cross has said today.

  • April 9, 2007

    Denouncing the slaughter in Iraq and violence and injustice across the world, Pope Benedict used his Easter 2007 message to call on Christians to take up the vocation of peacemaking.