It is time for global networks of advocates for social change to find new ways of working together, says the head of justice programmes for the World Communion of Reformed Churches (WCRC).Read more ›
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“Communication for All: Sharing WACC’s Principles” affirms that communication is a spiritual exercise, builds and shapes community, enhances participation, promotes freedom and demands accountability, celebrates cultural diversity, builds connectedness, affirms justice and challenges injustice. In 2009 the Executive Committee of WACC (The World Association for Christian Communication) mandated the President, Dr. Dennis Smith, to convene a small group of people [...]Read more ›
In a letter of congratulations to the newly-appointed World Bank President Jim Yong Kim, Peter Prove, Executive Director of the Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance, expressed hope that under his leadership, which begins on 1 July, the World Bank would strengthen “its authentic engagement and dialogue with civil society – including faith-based organizations – learning from and basing decisions on the experience [...]Read more ›
A meeting of governments, UN agencies and international organizations held in Rome on 18 August ended with a call for a twin-track approach that involves both meeting pressing relief needs as well as addressing the root causes of the problem and strengthening the affected populations’ resilience in the face of future shocks. “Feeding the hungry does not end hunger, unless [...]Read more ›
ekklesia – Thousands of Christians have joined with people of many religions and of none to demonstrate their opposition to the UK government’s cuts agenda. Thousands of Christians have joined with people of many religions and of none to demonstrate their opposition to the UK government’s cuts agenda. Many attended an ecumenical service focused on the need for Christians to [...]Read more ›
ProtestInfo – Le film colombien «Los colores de la montaña», premier long métrage du réalisateur Carlos César Arbeláez, remporte le prix du jury œcuménique du 25ème Festival du film de Fribourg, ainsi que le prix du public. «Cri contre l’injustice et message d’espoir», selon le président du jury oecuménique, ce film dénonce la situation vécue par la population civile colombienne, [...]Read more ›