Ecumenical News International


Christian communicators support indigenous radio

The World Association for Christian Communication (WACC) on August 9, the International Day of the World’s Indigenous People, called on society and governments to support community

Brazilian youth have formed an alliance with the goals of ending racial and religious intolerance, promoting social and environmental justice. Photo: Andresr

Brazilian youth form ecumenical alliance

An alliance of youth from varied faith groups in Brazil has formed with the goals of ending racial and religious intolerance, promoting social and environmental

Some countries, including major powers, want ammunition excluded from the treaty. Photo: jakelv7500

Arms treaty must include ammunition, say leaders

Christian leaders representing organizations comprising some 90 percent of the world’s two billion Christians have issued a joint appeal to the 194 governments currently negotiating

Jose Miguez Bonino, far right, at the 2006 WCC 9th Assembly in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Photo: Daniel Favaro/ WCC

WCC pays tribute to Jose Miguez Bonino

The Geneva-based World Council of Churches (WCC) on July 5 published a tribute to the life and work of liberation theologian Jose Miguez Bonino, who

Faith groups are providing humanitarian relief, health and education in some of the most troubled parts of the world, said British Secretary of State for International Development Andrew Mitchell. Photo: Tupungato

Britain sets inter-faith principles for international aid

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams on June 26 hosted the launch of a British government initiative called “faith partnership principles” that will guide the Department for International

World Student Christian Federation's (WSCF) executive committee met in Berlin from May 20 to 27. Photo:Perig

Student Christian leadership group sets action plan

The Geneva-based World Student Christian Federation’s (WSCF) executive committee, meeting in Berlin from May 20 to 27, approved a “bold advocacy, prayer, theological reflection, and communications agenda for 2012-2014,”