Maria Mackay

Christian Today Reporter

Pope Says Family Key to Peace

In his New Year’s message to of the world’s 1.2 billion Catholics Tuesday, Pope Benedict XVI reaffirmed the family as one of the most important foundations for peace in the world.

Kenya Death Toll Surpasses 300

Violent clashes in Kenya have killed more than 300 people since a disputed election on Dec. 27, a state-funded local rights organization and an international group reported in a joint statement Wednesday.

European Church Heads Call for Climate Justice

If the international community is to stave off the most serious consequences of climate change and the impact already being felt in the world’s poorest communities, it needs to do more than reduce global carbon emissions, according to European Church leaders.