Catholic Earthcare Australia, as part of the Global Catholic Climate Movement (GCCM), announced today that more than 45 countries will take part in a 40-day Lenten fast for climate justice. The fast will take place from Ash Wednesday (February 18) to March 28, with different countries leading the fast on different days of Lent.
Scarboro Missions (the home of the Golden Rule Poster) have compiled a worldwide listing of Youth and Interfaith Dialogue. This is created as a networking tool to facilitate and empower communication between local interfaith initiatives. In addition to the main directory, you will find educational resources, potential global partners, and other useful information.
Malaysia Prime Minister urged all nations to reclaim the centre at the Global Moderates Movement Conference.
The London Declaration for Global Peace & Resistance against Extremism was launched at the recent Peace for Humanity Conference in London.
David Oughton, Professor of Theological Studies at St. Louis University and Board Member of Global Solutions’ St. Louis Chapter, spoke on the responsibility of world religions to take an active role in building a firm foundation for world peace and in promoting the ideals of a global community.
NAIROBI, 18 October 2013 (IRIN) – More than two centuries after slavery was outlawed, 29.8 million people globally continue to be subjected to new and diverse forms of servitude, a new index ranking 162 countries shows.