April 18, 2014
- B’nai B’rith International has issued the following statement:
B’nai B’rith International condemns the rote approval of a basket of anti-Israel resolutions by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) executive board session which concluded on April 15. In total, six anti-Israel draft resolutions were presented, including one again recasting two foremost Jewish holy sites...
April 7, 2014
[Episcopal Diocese of California] The Archbishop of Canterbury has made public statements that reveal at best a lamentable naiveté and at worst both homophobia and colonial thinking. Archbishop Justin Welby has claimed that the Church of England, if it marries gay and lesbian people there is responsible for the deaths of homosexuals in Africa.
The archbishop was shown the mass grave of Christians from a village in Africa, killed, he was told because their neighbors did...
April 1, 2014
- Also Concerned with Expected Rapporteur Selection
B’nai B’rith International has issued the following statement:
B’nai B’rith International condemns the U.N. Human Rights Council (UNHRC) for the five anti-Israel resolutions passed on March 28 as the council closed its 25th session. The council continues to discredit itself with these latest resolutions...
February 15, 2014
- Two new webinars are being offered by Congregational Life Ministries and partners in the United Kingdom. The topic is “Generative Leadership.” Hosted by the Church of the Brethren, the webinars are organized together with Urban Expression, Bristol Baptist College, and BMS World Mission.
February 14, 2014
[Chicago Consultation press release] The steering committee of the Chicago Consultation — an organization of bishops, clergy, theologians and lay Anglicans in Africa and Episcopalians in the United States — has issued the following statement about punitive anti-gay legislation that is supported by the archbishops of the Anglican churches of Nigeria and Uganda:
Christians who read and reason from...
January 29, 2014
A unique experience for social entrepreneurs and leaders is opportune in the announcement of the fifth edition of the Ariane de Rothschild Fellowship to be held this August at the University of Cambridge, United Kingdom (UK). This initiative is sponsored by the Edmond de Rothschild Foundation in New York.
Those from a Jewish and/or Muslim cultural background are encouraged to apply, though the fellowship is open to qualified candidates interested...