Blair courts controversial US pastor Rick Warren in bid to unite faiths

Former prime minister builds network of Christian allies as he prepares to launch a religious ‘offensive’ in North America Jamie Doward and Paul Harris The Observer, Sunday 14 March 2010 Article history Tony Blair is preparing to launch a “faith offensive” across the United States over the next year, after building up relationships with a…

Iran’s president calls for post-Soviet security alliance to unite in alliance against West

ASTANA, Kazakhstan – Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad called Wednesday for a security alliance of several former Soviet nations and China to form a united front against the West. Ahmadinejad’s address to fellow heads of state at the summit of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization in Kazakhstan will likely deepen suspicions that the bloc is intended as…

Christians and European trade unions unite to defend the Sunday rest

“The June 20 will be launched in Brussels by the European Alliance on Sunday. For the first time, trade unions and the churches of Europe are on the same line.  This ensures from the Commission of the Bishops of the European Union (COMECE), who warns that the reasons for the alliance are both religious-political. ______________________________________________________…

European Sunday Alliance launched in Brussels on 20 June 2011

On 20 June,  some 65 civil society organisations, trade unions and Churches launched the European Sunday Alliance at an event held in the European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) in Brussels. In their Founding Statement “Together for decent working hours” the signatories commit to safeguard and promote work-free Sundays and decent working hours throughout Europe….

Saving the world economy from Gaddafi

Published: 05 May, 2011, 06:29 Some believe it is about protecting civilians, others say it is about oil, but some are convinced intervention in Libya is all about Gaddafi’s plan to introduce the gold dinar, a single African currency made from gold, a true sharing of the wealth. ­“It’s one of these things that you…

Libyan war a boon to banks that wasted Gaddafi’s money

Published: 03 June, 2011, 16:42 Edited: 04 June, 2011, 03:59 The civil war in Libya and the West’s declaration of Muammar Gaddafi an illegitimate leader is good news for financial institutions that borrowed money from the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA) and invested it with disastrous results. Earlier several media, including The Financial Times and the…

Sarkozy’s Napoleonic ambitions backfire

Nearly a month into the operation in Libya, it is causing trouble back home for those countries involved, especially France where the president is feeling the pinch of national distrust. Even the country’s intervention in its former colony of Côte d’Ivoire could not save Nicolas Sarkozy from accusations of being imperialistic. If Sarkozy hoped intervening…

France is not a democracy, stop telling fairytales – French far-right leader

Marine Le Pen is a potential candidate for France’s presidential election next year. She talked with RT about a possible revolution in France and the dying euro. Le Pen criticized French foreign policy saying Libya is not a humanitarian issue. ­RT’s Daniel Bushell met with the head of France’s nationalist party to get her views…

Pope’s Letter on 7th World Family Meeting in ’12

Christian Families of the Whole World Should Feel Involved VATICAN CITY, SEPT. 26, 2010- Here is a translation of the letter Benedict XVI sent to the president of the Pontifical Council for the Family regarding the 7th World Meeting of Families, which will be held in 2012 in Italy. The Aug. 23 letter was released…

Site of Republican debate is college run by world’s oldest religion order

By Jeremy Moorhead, CNN Manchester, New Hampshire (CNN) – The staging ground for Monday night’s Republican presidential debate – the first of 2012 presidential cycle in the critical early voting state of New Hampshire – is connected to a history so deep that it predates American politics by a millennium. Saint Anselm College, in Manchester,…