Pope Benedict XVI and the Orthodox ecumenical patriarch Bartholemew are seeking to put differences aside in order to encourage a growing global vision of Christian unity in a divided world, using St Paul as an exemplar.
A student Christian leader Zimbabwe has urged the international community to intervene, following the decision of opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai to withdraw from the presidential runoff, citing escalating violence against supporters.
Not all wars and conflicts make the pages of newspapers, nor are all peace agreements the result of the high diplomacy of the United Nations, and that certainly includes those now being reconciled in the jungles of Papua New Guinea.
Archbishop Emeritus Desmond Tutu addressed a packed gathering during a short service of prayer at St Martin'-in-the-Field, in London, last night. He focussed especially upon the worsening political situation in Zimbabwe.