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Sight’s editorial work is underpinned by the following principles: • ChristianSight reports on global news and issues from a Christian perspective. While some of our coverage is written with Christian values in mind, other stories are presented due to the interest Christians have in the subject under discussion. • Bible affirming/Spirit ledSight affirms the critical […]

Failure to tackle worker abuse breeds modern slavery, UN expert warns

Maria Grazia Giammarinaro

London, UKThomson Reuters Foundation A failure to hold companies to account for lesser labour abuses from late wage payments to excessive overtime creates a breeding ground for the worst forms of modern slavery to thrive, the top United Nations expert on human trafficking said. Businesses are judged only on their efforts to curb extreme forms […]

Twitter bans political ads; Facebook’s Zuckerberg defends them

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New York City, USReuters Twitter Inc will ban political advertising on its platform next month, the company’s chief executive said on Wednesday, a move that won praise from Democrats and scorn from Donald Trump’s presidential campaign. “We’ve made the decision to stop all political advertising on Twitter globally,” said Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey in a […]

New online book helps explain Sustainable Development Goals for churches

The Sustainability Book

The World Council of Churches and various Christian groups have published a new book aimed at helping churches and Christian groups grapple with the UN Sustainability Development Goals. The Sustainability Book, publication of which was funded by Norad, features explantions of the 17 goals as well as Biblical reflections and resources to help churches grapple […]

Cages, pods and containers: Eight homes highlighting cities’ housing strains

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Tbilisi, GeorgiaThomson Reuters Foundation A critical shortage of affordable housing in cities across the world has forced many people to tap such unexpected resources as shipping containers and concrete pipes just to put a roof over their head. At least 150 million people, about two per cent of the global population, are homeless according to […]

British election campaign kicks off on no-Brexit day

Jeremy Corbyn UK election start

London, UKReuters On the day Britain was supposed to have left the European Union, voters instead faced the start of an election campaign, with opposition Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn pledging to overthrow a “rigged system” he said was run by billionaires and tax dodgers. After failing to deliver Brexit by the 31st October deadline, Prime […]


Joe Biden former VP

US Catholic commentator JOHN GEHRING, in an article first published on Religion News Service, disgrees with the decision of a Catholic priest last Sunday to deny former US Vice President and presidential candidate Joe Biden Communion on the basis of his position on abortion…