May 21, 2015
May 15, 2015
- The Home Secretary Theresa May has distinguished between those refugees fleeing Syria and those from Africa during an interview on the growing numbers of people accessing Europe via the Mediterranean. FNT by Khataza Gondwe
May 13, 2015
Lebanon's top Sunni Muslim met with a dozen leaders from the United Church of Christ and the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) on May 6, and during the discussion he denounced the actions of radical groups, particularly in Syria and Iraq. Sheikh Abdel-Latif Derian, who was elected the Grand Mufti of Lebanon in August, told the delegation that they are on the same road for peace and justice.
May 7, 2015
A failed Syrian state is not in the national self-interest of the competing countries that underwrite the war. Turning off the spigot of arms and money to belligerent groups and reversing the amounts of money spent on weapons and humanitarian assistance would be significant steps.
April 13, 2015
March 31, 2015
- In this issue: Remembering WCC leader Philip Potter and 1978 Annual Conference moderator Ira Peters, gardening webinar is tonight, letter asks President to address root causes of violence in Syria and Iraq, Material Resources shipments, May 3 is National Youth Sunday, “Mother's Day 5K for Peace” in Bridgewater benefits Nigeria crisis response, and much more.
March 24, 2015
March 18, 2015
17 March 2015
Chapel of the Transfiguration, Kanuga
The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts Schori
Presiding Bishop and Primate
The Episcopal Church
Slavery is not new, and its legacy haunts most of the world. The ancient archaeological evidence of sacrificial human remains in British bogs, Egyptian pyramids, Meso-American wells, and atop Andean peaks pretty clearly implicate most of our ancestral cultures in using...
March 13, 2015
[Anglican Alliance] As the terrible torment of the Syrian people continues into its fifth year, the #withSyria coalition of international agencies calls on world leaders to fulfill their commitments to bring an end to the conflict and suffering.
The Syrian crisis is the largest humanitarian crisis in the world today. More than 200,000 people have been killed and more than half of all Syrians have been forced to abandon their homes. More than 7.5 million people are...