Eleven US United Methodist bishops have been asked to interpret church law that would circumvent a vote and permit the immediate establishment of an institute at Southern Methodist University promoting the views of George W. Bush
Anger can be an ally as well as an avoidance, an ignition for firm truth telling rather than an evocation of loathing, says Gene Stoltzfus. By maturing through occasional bouts of anger, we can learn that hatred is not the base for a workable society.
Eucharistic sharing and the development of goods in community can help to reshape what we mean by globalisation in a divided and unequal world, says a recent consultation of three Christian Communions.
In marking their annual visit to Rome, Pope Benedict XVI, leader of the world's 1.2 billion Catholics, has told the diplomatic corps accredited to the Vatican that peace is an integral way of life, not merely the absence of conflict.
A church-backed group of farmworkers and supporters have joined a 30 November 2007 nine-mile march through Miami to the headquarters of Burger King to demand higher wages and better conditions in Florida's tomato fields.
The World Alliance of Reformed Churches (WARC), which brings together 75 million Reformed Christians in 214 churches in 107 countries, has moved decisively to increase its global reach on economic and ecological justice issues.
The leader of the All Africa Conference of Churches, the Rev Mvume Dandala, has called on churches to renew their energy and resources to fight poverty, while expressing fears that the poor are being forgotten as African Christianity grows.
CAFOD, the Catholic Fund for Overseas Development, has won a prestigious Clarion award for its DVD-Rom Live Simply: Louder Than Words', encouraging young people to get personally involved in tackling global justice issues.