Roundup: Olympic games, Mexico, interfaith dialogue, raise funds for Sudanese congregation

Roundup: Olympic games, Mexico, interfaith dialogue, raise funds for Sudanese congregation

Methodist Church marks 100 day Olympic Games countdown

The Methodist Church in Britain is encouraging people to take part in the Olympic and Paralympic celebrations as the 100 day countdown to the start of the Games begins today.

Journalists dying for the truth in Mexico

Since 2000, 55 journalists in Mexico have been killed. Most of them brutally shot or tortured for doing their job. Maria Elizabeth Macia Castro from the city of Nuevo Laredo wrote online under the pseudonym ‘The Girl from Laredo’, reporting the activities of criminal groups in her area. She used Twitter to push the information she uncovered to a wider audience.

Where do we dwell in common?

More than 250 theologians from 54 countries, representing all the major religions of the world, will met in Assisi, on April 172012, to discuss ecumenism and interfaith dialogue.

Clergy’s fundraising challenge

A fit member of the clergy has decided to don the lycra for a fundraising challenge. Make a donation and follow his progress here.

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