The World Council of Churches has joined an international campaign aimed at raising awareness of climate refugees around the world.

The 'Postcards from the Frontline'

campaign, launched by the Environmental Justice Foundation in collaboration with virtual to real postcard app creator

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Momentum is building for My Hope America with Billy Graham , as the project has just six weeks until culmination in November. Nearly 22,000 churches - with more being added daily - have signed on to participate in the project, which

20th September, 2013

Plans to integrate AusAID into the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade have been met with concern by anti-poverty network Micah Challenge.

Following the Abbott Government's announcement that the Australian Agency for International Development would

19th September, 2013

Targeted sanctions shoud be imposed on key Eritrean officials to pressure them to release prominent politicians and journalists who have been detained "incommunicado" for the past 12 years, according to rights groups Christian Solidarity Worldwide

18th Septermber, 2013

Asserting that Tanzania"s Zanzibar Island is not a place for Christians, suspected Muslim extremists threw acid on a 60-year-old Catholic priest on Friday (13th September), sources said.

Rev Joseph Anselmo Mwangamba stepped outside

17th September, 2013

Burmese opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has warned the United States and European Union not to be "over-optimistic" about Burma and said the Asian nation is not yet a democracy, despite sweeping reforms after decades

16th September, 2013

Around 40 people have been injured in Vietnam during a protest against the three month detention of two Catholics on minor charges.

The protest on 4th September in Nghi Phuong, south of Hanoi, was a response

14th September, 2013

The swift conviction of a Christian for "proselytising" in Morocco last week shows a harsher reality than the moderate face the country presents to the West, sources said.

13th September, 2013

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Nigerian authorities are investigating the killings of Christian family members by Muslim fighters and the kidnapping of Nigeria's second-highest ranking Anglican leader, Archbishop Ignatius Kattey.

The latest wave

12th September, 2013

The Catholic Church in Australia has joined its voice with those protesting the Coalition Government's planned cuts to foreign aid, likening the cuts to a rich man chasing a beggar to recover crumbs from

12th September, 2013

A referendum should be used to decide the definition of marriage in Australia, according to the Australian Christian Lobby.

Speaking after a report in The Australian today suggested former Prime Minister Kevin Rudd was being

10th September, 2013

About 200 Muslim rebels were holding a pastor and nearly 300 other people hostage on Monday in the southern Philippines following fierce clashes with government forces that left at least eight people dead, officials and a

9th September, 2013

A UK-based human rights organisation is calling for the release of a mother of five currently on death row in Pakistan for allegedly blaspheming during an argument over drinking water.

The Global Minorities Alliance (GMA) has

8th September, 2013

Liberal Party leader Tony Abbott has been elected Australia's 28th Prime Minister after the Coalition won yesterday's federal election with a national swing of about 3.5 per cent.

Mr Abbott yesterday said was both "proud

6th September, 2013

The New South Wales Council of Churches has urged voters to consider the "moral implications" of party policies as they go to cast their vote tomorrow.

Voters are "encouraged to consider the moral teachings of their




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