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August 4, 2014

[Religion News Service] Uganda’s top Anglican leader criticized the constitutional court for striking down the country’s controversial anti-gay law on a technicality, saying the law is still needed to protect children and families from...

September 20, 2012

[Ecumenical News International, Nairobi, Kenya] Roman Catholic and Protestant churches in Kenya, in a rare show of unity, are demanding decisive action from the government on industrial strikes that have paralyzed schools and hospitals and...

August 29, 2012

[Ecumenical News International, Nairobi, Kenya] Kenyan Christian and Muslim leaders are calling for calm in the coastal city of Mombasa after two days of violence over the killing of a militant Muslim cleric. Churches were torched,...

August 9, 2012

[Ecumenical News International] Tensions have heightened in central Nigeria following the killing on Aug. 8 of four people near a mosque, a day after 20 worshipers in a church in the Okene area of Kogi state, were shot dead. In the mosque...

April 17, 2012

[Ecumenical News International] On the southern slopes of Mount Kenya, a Christian charity is helping small farmers adapt to climate change through the use of both traditional and modern forms of weather forecasting. In the Anglican...

March 15, 2012

[Ecumenical News International] A film detailing atrocities committed by the Northern Uganda rebel leader Joseph Kony has become an Internet sensation, but faith leaders in the region said they fear the production will cause further...

March 8, 2012

[Ecumenical News International] Sudanese Christians who have barely a month to leave the north or risk being treated as foreigners are starting to move, but Christian leaders are concerned that the April 8 deadline set by Islamic-majority...

February 14, 2012

[Ecumenical News International, Nairobi, Kenya] At a Roman Catholic church center near the Kenyan town of Thika, red roses were exchanged among faith leaders on Valentine’s Day as reminder of their call to love and care for people...

February 10, 2012

[Ecumenical News International] Following the re-introduction in Uganda of a bill that would harshly punish homosexuality, gay rights activists, including some church leaders, are uniting through Twitter and Facebook to oppose it. The...

January 24, 2012

[Ecumenical News International, Nairobi, Kenya] Faith leaders in Kenya called for calm after the International Criminal Court in The Hague committed to trial high-ranking politicians for crimes against humanity in connection with violence...

January 20, 2012

[Ecumenical News International] Christians and churches in Sudan are facing increased restrictions and hostility, since the secession of the southern part of the country six months ago, according to some church leaders. The leaders are...

January 17, 2012

[Ecumenical News International] Christian humanitarian agencies are delivering relief aid to thousands of people displaced in inter-tribal conflict in South Sudan, the world’s newest nation. The assistance is targeting nearly 60,000...

December 23, 2011

[Ecumenical News International] Church leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo are calling for urgent dialogue over the current election dispute, where two leaders are claiming the presidency. The disagreement appeared to heighten...

December 14, 2011

[Ecumenical News International, Nairobi, Kenya] United Nations climate talks achieved minimal success, say Christian leaders and activists, who claim the outcome does too little to respond to the impact of climate change on poor countries...

December 9, 2011

[Ecumenical News International, Nairobi, Kenya] With a small number of disabled, deaf, and blind people now members of Africa’s clergy, the continent’s churches are being challenged to lead the struggle to increase rights for...

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