In the second of a two part article first published in whole on the World Council of Churches' website to mark the  World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel this week , IVARS KUPCIS speaks with Palestinian Rev Dr Said Ailabouni, programme director for Europe and Middle East with the Evangelical Lutheran

In the first of a two part article first published in whole on the World Council of Churches' website to mark the World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel this week , IVARS KUPCIS speaks with Palestinian Rev Dr Said Ailabouni, programme director for Europe and Middle East with the Evangelical

ERIC J LYMAN, of Religion News Service, reports on how a Kenyan activist and a Canadian criminologist are working on an initiative, backed by churches and religious organisations, that they hope will change the way rape is treated in the developing world...

JONATHAN HAROUNOFF, in an article published by Religion News Service, reports from the New Jersey town of Lakewood...

US columnist CAROL ROUND, in an article first published on ASSIST News Service, looks at lessons from New Testament story of Jairus' daughter...

ADELLE M BANKS, of Religion News Service, reports from Alabama...

BILL MOTCHAN, writing for Religion News Service, looks at how food plays an important role in the lives of immigrant families in keeping links with the past...

In the second part of a two-part article, BRUCE C WEARNE looks at the use of the word 'phobia' in shutting down public debates...

MICHELE CHABIN, of Religion News Service, reports...

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