And if you look at media aimed at women, you’d think money was only good for spending on personal indulgences. Saving? Wise management? Don’t worry your blonde-highlighted head about that. But women and men need to be wise about money, so we can have enough for our needs, be content with all we have
Brazil, a country of over one hundred and fifty languages among 450 tribes gives up stories of heroic proportion, missionaries who have given life and limb to reach back into the upstream of culture, living in primitive circumstances all to first create written form of local languages and dialects,
Eight Christians were recently arrested on charges of seeking to convert students at schools by distributing a booklet on the life of Jesus, which is Nepal’s first case related to practice of religion since the nation adopted a new constitution last year to complete its transition from a Hindu monar
We are living in decisive times for the future of our urban world and the health and integrity of God’s creation. These two realities - cities and towns in the next 20-30 years growing from 50 % of the worlds population to 75% living in urbanism areas, and the integrity of the worlds ecosystems that
We encourage you to personally pray for the care of creation on September 1st. Organize a prayer meeting focused on creation care at your church, in your small group, or just among a few friends. If you are not able to lead a group or join a group, share specific creation care needs and concerns wit
In June a new United Nations Special Rapporteur for Religious Freedom or Belief has been appointed to succeed Prof. Dr. Heiner Bielefeldt. We want to use this opportunity to look back on his mandate and to appreciate his action for the benefit of freedom of conscience and religion.
In order to care for the vulnerable, we have to start with the biblical basis for caring for those who are suffering or disadvantaged. Here’s what we learn from the book of Isaiah:
Along the dusty roads in Bukavu Eastern Congo (DRC), tiny women walk huddled over with 30kg loads of firewood. They are human beasts of burden forced into this tough work because they are victims of poverty and violence. Many have been raped, some are widows, which means they face social rejection a
At the invitation of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue (PCID), on the occasion of the fifth anniversary of the document “Christian Witness in a Multi-Religious World: Recommendations for Conduct,” officials from the Roman Curia and the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of Italy, represen
WEA Expert on Human Trafficking and Freedom of Religion Re-Elected as President of the International Society for Human RightsJul 18, 2016
The International Council of the International Society for Human Rights (ISHR) unanimously re-elected Thomas Schirrmacher for a second term as president at its two-day session in Bonn, Germany.