Violence Against Women

Thursday, March 16, 2017 - 17:30

“Do you not know that you are God's temple and that God's Spirit dwells in you? If anyone destroys God's temple, God will destroy that person. For God's temple is holy, and you are that temple. 1 Corinthians 3: 16-17(NRSV) Last week many of us...

Wednesday, February 20, 2013 - 00:00

The season of Lent challenges Christians to repentance -- a radical reordering of life -- in order that we may more fully encounter God through worship and prayer; proclamation of the good news; and pursuit of justice, peace, and love toward our...

Tuesday, February 12, 2013 - 19:00

Today, as Christians observe Ash Wednesday and begin their Lenten journeys, the Episcopal Public Policy brings you, as it does every year, the first in a thematic series that will span the weeks of Lent. This year’s theme is "Transforming our...

Wednesday, August 15, 2012 - 00:00

In the gospel according to Matthew, Jesus, in the course of his public ministry, raises from the dead a young girl and heals an elderly woman; the old woman the poorest of the poor, the young girl the daughter of a privileged ruler, yet both...

Tuesday, May 15, 2012 - 00:00

  Dear Speaker Boehner and Minority Leader Pelosi,   On behalf of the undersigned faith leaders and faith-based organizations concerned about victims of domestic violence, human trafficking, sexual assault, and other forms of violence, we...

Tuesday, April 24, 2012 - 00:00

This week, the U.S. Senate will begin floor consideration of the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act (VAWA). Since 1994, VAWA has been at the forefront of providing funding and services for victims and their children across the...

Tuesday, March 13, 2012 - 00:00

VAWA is a landmark piece of legislation that seeks to improve the criminal justice response to domestic violence, dating violence, sexual assault and stalking. The passage of VAWA in 1994 and its subsequent reauthorizations have changed the lives...