May 13, 2013
U.S. commission tracks key offenders; some optimism over new ‘watch list’ countries
May 13, 2013 Silver Spring, Maryland, United States
This year’s report by the U.S. Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) has Seventh-day Adventist human rights experts...
April 16, 2013
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs] In her keynote presentation at the Second Worldwide Anglican Peace Conference in Okinawa, Japan, Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori addressed The question of US military bases in Okinawa – The role of Anglican-Episcopal Church.
“I want to challenge us all to consider similar situations around the world, and the roles that our respective churches, and the Anglican Communion, might play in...
April 1, 2013
[Episcopal News Service] Military service is an historical tradition in Navajo culture.
In Mike Bekis’ immediate family, for instance, 38 members have served or are currently serving in the U.S. Armed Forces.
“Just like my five uncles before us, they were all World War II [veterans], all of us have stepped up,” said Bekis, in a telephone call from Farmington, New Mexico, with ENS. “And we just followed in their footsteps.”
In May 2012, Bekis, who served in...