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January 18, 2011

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote on a bill this week - possibly as early as tomorrow morning - that would repeal the groundbreaking health care reform law passed just last year, the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of...

January 12, 2011

One year ago Haiti was struck by a devastating earthquake lasting approximately 35seconds. It was 35 seconds that reduced the country's capital to ruble, took the lives of roughly 250,000 people, injured hundreds of thousands more and...

December 29, 2010

The President of the United States The White House Washington DC 20500 Dear President Obama: As communities of faith united by our common religious traditions and values of justice and compassion, we share your deep concern about the...

November 29, 2010

  Dear Representative:   As leaders of faith communities, we see first-hand the suffering that food insecurity causes, particularly for families and children. Our children cannot wait any longer for improvements in...

October 13, 2010

"Look with pity, O heavenly Father, upon the people in this land who live with injustice, terror, disease, and death as their constant companions. Have mercy upon us. Help us to eliminate our cruelty to these our neighbors." --The Book...

September 29, 2010

United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 September 29, 2010 Dear Senator, As communities and people of faith, we are called to protect and serve God’s great Creation and work for justice for all of God’s...

September 24, 2010

Honorable Nancy Pelosi Honorable John Boehner Speaker of the House Minority Leader U.S. House of Representatives U.S. House of Representatives 235 Cannon Building 1011 Longworth Building Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510...

September 24, 2010

This week, world leaders gathered in New York City for an international summit on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs). The MDGs, eight poverty-fighting goals agreed to by more than 180 nations would, if achieved by their 2015 deadline...

September 24, 2010

The Honorable Harry Reid The Honorable Mitch McConnell Majority Leader Minority Leader United States Senate United States Senate 522 Hart Office Building 361-A Russell Building Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20510 The...

September 22, 2010

DID YOU KNOW? The Episcopal Church has committed to the Millennium Development Goals at three consecutive General Conventions (2003-Resolution D006, 2006-Resolution D022, 2009-Resolution D019) and has declared the Goals to be a mission...

September 9, 2010

"If there is among you anyone in need, a member of your community in any of your towns within the land that the Lord your God is giving you, do not be hard-hearted or tight-fisted toward your needy neighbor --Deuteronomy 15:7 As...

September 7, 2010

Please save the date for the following upcoming opportunities of interest:   FPWF Webinar on Thinking Strategically about Media: Designing Events Reporters Can’t Resist led by Kristin Williams from Faith in Public Life –...

August 19, 2010

The Cuba travel ban has done nothing, over the past five decades, to weaken the Cuban government or to prompt reforms in political or human rights. Most importantly, the Cuban people have been harmed by the ban because they have been cut...

August 12, 2010

Earlier this summer, Benjamin Bayles and Jovelito Agustin, two members of the Philippine Independent Church -- a body in full communion with the Episcopal Church -- were murdered in the wake of their activism on behalf of human- and labor...

August 4, 2010

Supplemental Funding Request for Haiti Last week, after significant delay, Congress approved President Obama’s special appropriations bill - known as a "supplemental" bill because it is additional to the standard 13...

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