July 3, 2015
It has been a General Synod for the record books in Cleveland 2015, with UCC delegates celebrating a history-making ruling by the U.S. Supreme Court-making marriage equality the law of the land, continuing the work for just peace in Israel/Palestine, and electing a new general minister and president to chart a course for the future of the denomination.
[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] La Cámara de Obispos envió un enérgico y claro mensaje el 2 de julio de que desinvertir de compañías y corporaciones que participan en algunos negocios relacionados con el Estado de Israel no responde a los mejores intereses de la Iglesia Episcopal, a sus asociados en Tierra Santa, a las relaciones interreligiosas y a las vidas de los palestinos en el terreno.
Los obispos rechazaron la...
July 2, 2015
[Episcopal News Service – Salt Lake City] The House of Bishops sent a strong and clear message July 2 that divestment from companies and corporations engaged in certain business related to the State of Israel is not in the best interests of The Episcopal Church, its partners in the Holy Land, interreligious relations, and the lives of Palestinians on the ground.
The bishops rejected Substitute...
Taiwan Church News
June 22 - 28, 2015
Writing Against Oppression Of Human Rights, Winners Of Free Tibet Literary Award Are Announced
Reported by Chiu Kuo-rong
On June 20, winners of the first Free Tibet Literary Award were announced at Deng Liberty Foundation(DLF) in Taipei. Mr. Lee Ming-yong, chairman of DLF, ...
June 30, 2015
The Rev. Mitri Raheb considered his invitation to speak at General Synod 2015 as a sign that the United Church of Christ cares for the little town of Bethlehem.