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August 5, 2012

[Ecumenical News International, Jerusalem] The small Christian community of Gaza is in a state of uproar and has held an uncommon public protest against the Islamic Hamas government over what they say are forced conversions of two...

January 27, 2012

[Ecumenical News International, Asira Al-Qibliya, West Bank] The homes at the edge of this Palestinian village are located a few hundred meters from houses in the Jewish settlement of Yitzhar. But the relationship is anything but...

August 31, 2010

The head of the World Council of Churches, who is on a visit to the Middle East, has condemned the killings of four Israelis near Hebron in the West Bank. "At a time when Palestinian and Israeli leaders are beginning negotiations, the...

August 31, 2010

Politicians need to focus on the human face of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict and not discard it in favor of their own political agendas, the head of the World Council of Churches has said in the Middle East. "Politicians need to act...

June 1, 2010

Palestinian Christian organizations have urged protests by church groups around the world against an Israeli assault on ships bringing aid to Gaza, which Israel says has led to the deaths of at least 10 activists on board the convoy. The...

June 3, 2009

The world's biggest grouping of churches is focusing on Israeli settlements and continuing hardships in Gaza as part of its "World Week for Peace in Palestine and Israel." The Geneva-based World Council of Churches reported activities...

March 16, 2009

Nobel Peace Prize laureate Desmond Tutu is among the signatories of a letter calling on the United Nations to open a war crimes inquiry into alleged abuses of international law during the recent Gaza conflict. "We have seen at first...

October 7, 2008

The second Arab Anglican Women's Convention held in Amman in early October was an important way to unite and empower women from the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem, says Shawfeeqa Dawani, coordinator of the event and wife of Anglican Bishop...

July 2, 2008

An Israeli human rights group has said there is a serious water shortage in large areas of the West Bank, the territory Israel occupied in 1967, as a result of what the group says is the most serious drought in the area in the past decade...

June 25, 2008

Church of England Bishop Michael Nazir-Ali says he will not attend a worldwide gathering of his Anglican counterparts in July as a "matter of conscience," rather than as a challenge to the 77-million-strong Anglican Communion....

June 9, 2008

After Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, visited the Gaza strip recently, he called what was happening there a "gross violation of human rights" and noted that peace can only come when enemies sit down and talk. "True...