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2014/09/29 15:35
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Civil society organisations and movements are concerned that a resolution passed year to ensure safeguarding of farmers' rights is being subverted in favour of a discussion on innovation and plant...
2014/09/29 15:35
2014/09/29 15:35
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2014/09/29 15:35
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Asociación ANDES, Perú PLANT (Partners for the Land & Agricultural Needs of Traditional Peoples, USA La Red Por una América Latina Libre de Transgénicos ARCHE NOAH, Austria APRODEV, Belgium - The...
2014/09/27 18:43
2014/09/27 18:43
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Eight more governments are ratifying the Arms Trade Treaty (ATT) during high-level meetings at the United Nations. The latest actions mean that 53 governments, including several lobbied by the member...
2014/09/27 04:31
2014/09/27 04:31
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BARRETT TWP. — Dressed for war, more than 100 members of law enforcement swept through an abandoned hotel Friday morning to see if a suspected sniper took up residence. The search for Eric Matthew...
2014/09/26 23:43
2014/09/26 23:43
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Journalists writing stories on different religions that are then put into other languages face constant pitfalls of being 'lost in translation', says the editor working for a global wire service who...
2014/09/26 18:36
2014/09/26 18:36
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Last Sunday, I joined more than 300,000 people in New York City for possibly the largest demonstration for environmental causes in history, the People’s Climate March. In addition to bringing...
2014/09/24 20:43
2014/09/24 20:43
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After hundreds of thousands of people marched in New York, London and other cities across the globe this weekend to call for a global deal on climate change, the Church of Sweden has become the latest...
2014/09/23 10:29
2014/09/23 10:29
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Although climate change is often thought of as something external to an individual person, it is interwoven with personal spirituality, as well. This was the conclusion of a panel of three faith...
2014/09/22 16:42
2014/09/22 16:42
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The heirs to the fabled Rockefeller oil fortune withdrew their funds from fossil fuel investments on Monday, lending a symbolic boost to a $50bn divestment campaign ahead of a United Nations summit on...
2014/09/22 10:29
2014/09/22 10:29
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As hundreds of thousands of people flooded through the streets of New York City on 21 September in a march for action on climate change, 30 faith leaders representing nine religions signed their names...
2014/09/22 00:37
2014/09/22 00:37
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Among the institutions switching into cleaner power sources are the British Medical Association, the Joseph Rowntree Charitable Trust, and the Quakers, all of whom are part of the “dirty-energy...
2014/09/21 23:08
2014/09/21 23:08
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Updated: Sunday, September 21 2014, 06:51 PM EDT By: Lauren Hensley STATE COLLEGE, Pa.-- Each year on Sept. 21 the World Council of Churches calls churches and parishes to observe the International...
2014/09/18 14:48
2014/09/18 14:48
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Green shoots: A young girl attends an anti-fossil fuels rally in Melbourne. Photo: Ken Irwin In mid-July, the peak body of the Uniting Church in Australia voted to sell its investments in fossil...
2014/09/12 21:43
2014/09/12 21:43
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In Africa and beyond, lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people are often persecuted. Over thirty African religious leaders, scholars and members of civil society issued a KwaZulu Natal...
2014/09/12 17:43
2014/09/12 17:43
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... commitment to peace as churches and as Christians, is something we have inherited at birth, or, indeed, from the birth of the baby of Bethlehem," said Bishop Dr Martin Schindehütte of the...
2014/09/12 17:43
2014/09/12 17:43
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A number of Christian and Muslim leaders in Kenya have called on the International Criminal Court (ICC) to punish those behind the 2007 to 2008 post-election violence that tore apart the country,...
2014/09/11 04:33
2014/09/11 04:33
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Salisbury Post Hood Theological Seminary welcomes new faculty, staff Hood Theological Seminary welcomed new and returning students as classes began on Aug. 26 for the fall term. Among the new faces...
2014/09/10 21:15
2014/09/10 21:15
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At the height of the LTTE terrorism in Sri Lanka, a delegation from the Council of Churches in the UK visited home on a peace promoting exercise. Upon their return, Sinhala expatriates in London had...
2014/09/10 15:34
2014/09/10 15:34
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The World Council of Churches (WCC) on 5 September hosted the Global Energy Parliament (GEP) at the Ecumenical Centre in Geneva, Switzerland. The event addressed the theme "The Science of Peace in...
2014/09/10 15:31
2014/09/10 15:31
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Amid the reality of migration, theological education can lead to the transformation of the church, agreed participants in a seminar organized by the World Council of Churches at the Ecumenical...
2014/09/29 15:35
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