How are Christians in Zambia responding to the HIV-AIDS pandemic, and what challenges does it pose for Christian words and actions in the world today? Jane Stranz interviewed Sarah Kaulule, a lay preacher in the United Church of Zambia, at the Edinburgh 2010 conference on world Christianity to find out.
A group of Christian leaders who campaign for justice in the fight against hunger are calling on the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon to 'step up to the plate' and seek tangible results in realising the right to food.
The plea "Give us this day our daily bread" needs to be heard by political leaders meeting in Rome on the global food crisis, says Jean Blaylock, looking at the response of world church representatives.
The Geneva-based global network the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance has released a new guide entitled: "Exploring Solutions: How to talk about HIV Prevention in the Church", recognising the need to challenge silence and prejudice.
Ceremonies in Nairobi's Holy Family Roman Catholic Basilica and All Saints Anglican Cathedral, together with a procession from one to the other church, are part of events being organized by the All Africa Conference of Churches/Caritas Ecumenical Platform to mark the opening of the 7th World Social Forum (WSF).