MPs send message on Asia Bibi case

More than fifty Members of Parliament, from across the political spectrum, have written to the Pakistani authorities asking for an urgent review in the case of Asia Bibi. 

 

Death penalty affirmed in Pakistan blasphemy case

The Lahore High Court has rejected the appeal of Asia Bibi, the Pakistani Christian woman sentenced to death for blasphemy

 

Stolen diocesan funds used to for Las Vegas junkets, court told

A Manitoba court has frozen the assets of the former Archdeacon of Brandon, after the diocese’s insurance company brought suit to recoup funds embezzled by the Ven. Noah Njegovan.

 

Archbishop resigns after report damns inaction against abusers

The former Archbishop of York, Lord Hope, has resigned as the Honorary Assistant Bishop of Bradford after an inquiry found he had protected a cathedral dean from scandal

 

Bishop Baker to step down as FiF chairman

The Rt. Rev. Jonathan Baker has announced he will not stand for re-election as chairman of Forward in Faith UK.

 

Corruption is killing South Africa: Archbishop warns

The “insidious cancer of corruption” is “the most egregious threat” to South Africa's democracy today, Archbishop Thabo Makgoba has said in a public lecture.

 

Church backs dam protests in Luzon

The Prime Bishop of the Episcopal Church of the Philippines Renato Abibico has written to President Benigno Aquino urging government intervention in a dispute between villagers and an energy company accused of despoiling their land.