Religious freedom and interreligious dialogue will be on the agenda of an international inter-church team visiting Pakistan next week, meeting representatives from churches, the Muslim community and government.
Six global church organizations have called for effective protection of the right to life, dignity and democracy of the people of Zimbabwe criticizing the stance of the Southern African Development Community on the political deadlock.
As many "responsible for the current financial meltdown" meet "behind closed doors in Washington" to discuss the future of the global economy, the World Council of Churches has challenged the legitimacy of the "G20" group.
Christians are called to stand with those who are victims of oppression, poverty and violence, a World Council of Churches' leader has said in advance of its forthcoming United Nations Advocacy Week in New York.
A high-ranking government official from Sierra Leone has told an international churches team visiting his country and in Liberia that the world needs to get behind urgently needed peace-building efforts.
A delegation of church leaders from Burundi, Rwanda and the Democratic Republic of Congo has set out to meet the presidents of the latter two countries in order to convey them a strong message in favour of peace.