GENEVA (ENI) The World Council of Churches (WCC) has launched the first online digital library covering theology and ecumenism, called GlobeTheoLib, saying it will help close the information gap between North and South.
Louisville, Ky. (Presbyterian News Service) All land is a gift from God, not a possession, and with that gift comes the responsibility to be good stewards, three Middle East experts told an Oct. 13 symposium sponsored by the Israel-Palestine Mission Network of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Santa Fe de Bogota, Colombia (ENInews) Lutheran bishop Eduardo Martinez and Episcopal Anglican bishop Francisco Duque have applauded a law against sexual discrimination set to be signed by Colombian president Juan Manuel Santos, according to a news release from the Latin America and Caribbean Communication Agency.
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (Presbyterian News Service) Anglican Archbishop Emeritus and Nobel Peace Prize winner Desmond Tutu has forcefully expressed support for the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)'s decision to allow the ordination of people living in same-gender sexual relationships.
LONDON (Special to Presbyterian News Service) The Church of England might not be best known for its entrepreneurialism, but that hasn’t stopped a fresh wind of the spirit from blowing through its ranks.
MADISON, S.D. (Special to PNS) At 6:45 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 1, Charlie Richardson, building and grounds supervisor of First Presbyterian Church in Madison, S.D., was awakened by a phone call from local police. The church had been broken into overnight. The vandals stole nothing, but left a swath of destruction.
Geneva (ENI) Intolerance and violent repression of religious and ethnic minorities, often the most vulnerable groups in many societies, is on the increase, said a prominent human rights advocacy group.