“We could not sleep last night, today we cannot go out of our houses, it is dangerous to move around,’’ says Dr Issa Tarazi from NECC/DSPR Gaza. (NECC stands for Near East Council of Churches, DSPR for Department of Services to Palestinian Refugees.)
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Christian World Service invites churches, organisations and individuals of all faiths to join a Global Day of Prayer to End Famine on Sunday, 21 May. The World Council of Churches and the All Africa Conference of Churches initiated the global effort in response to a growing global hunger crisis that is affecting millions of the world’s people.
Welcome to the Greed Line, the line below which you use only your fair share of cash and resources, or above which you gobble more than your fair share.
Keryn Banks is spending three months living in Occupied East Jerusalem. Her regular reports show the challenges facing its inhabitants:
CWS invites you to a reception for the Rev Dr Kim Dong-Sung, Asia Secretary World Council of Churches, in Christchurch.
CWS is hosting a series of forums introducing this year’s Christmas Appeal kit, Save My Place and providing an update on our ministry.
The Ecumenical Advocacy Alliance (EAA) of which CWS is a member released a paper today.
Governments have failed to take the bold steps necessary to safeguard the health of the planet and promote achievable and sustainable solutions to eradicate chronic hunger.
"Governments have squandered a “once-in-a-lifetime” opportunity to make significant advances towards a greener, fairer future for the planet and its people," said ACT Alliance.
The Rio+20 summit ends today in Brazil.
ACT Alliance (Action by Churches Together) is calling on heads of states and governments to show their leadership in Rio de Janeiro this week.
Auckland’s decision to become a Fair Trade City deserves praise says one of the fair trade movement co-founders Christian World Service.
CWS national director, Pauline McKay said that the Christchurch based organisation applauds Auckland’s decision.