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July 20, 2012

[Ecumenical News International] Religion and faith-based groups play a very important role in many poor countries–especially in sub-Saharan Africa–in the fight to stem the global HIV/AIDS epidemic, senior United Nations health...

May 30, 2012

[Ecumenical News International, Geneva] The World Council of Churches joined the international community in condemning the massacre of at least 108 people, including 49 children, on 25 May in the villages of Taldou and Kall Laha in the El...

March 1, 2012

[Ecumenical News International, Geneva] Senior U.N. officials, business leaders, and development experts on Feb. 29 praised faith groups’ support of global efforts to fight HIV/AIDS and hunger but also stressed their continued...

June 28, 2011

Three organizations, representing about 90 percent of world Christianity, launched on June 28 a global code of conduct for proselytizing in a bid to reduce tensions between different religious convictions. "Today represents an historic...