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August 2, 2010

The Honorable Harry Reid Majority Leader United States Senate Washington, DC 20510 Washington, DC 20515 The Honorable Nancy Pelosi Speaker of the House United States House of Representatives Washington, DC 20515 The...

July 29, 2010

As Congress prepares to depart Washington, DC for a month-long recess in August, the ecological and economic devastation from the BP Deepwater Horizon oil spill continues to wreak a devastating toll on the lives and livelihoods of millions...

July 15, 2010

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2010 CONTACT: Steve Ralls (202) 347-7007 / [email protected] LGBT, IMMIGRATION, CIVIL RIGHTS AND FAITH GROUPS PRAISE CONGRESS FOR UNITED EFFORT TO END DISCRIMINATION AGAINST LESBIAN...

July 8, 2010

The Lord will guide you continually, and satisfy your needs in parched places, and make your bones strong; and you shall be like a watered garden, like a spring of water, whose waters never fail. Your ancient ruins shall be rebuilt; you...

July 8, 2010

Resolved, That the Church recognizes that a faithful commitment to voting is an extension of our baptismal covenant to "strive for justice and peace and the dignity of every human being" and asks all Episcopalians to actively...

July 8, 2010

The slow-motion tragedy of the gulf oil spill lays bare our collective failure as caretakers of God's good creation. While unknown thousands of barrels of oil leak into the rich and diverse ecosystem of the Gulf of Mexico, how are we...

June 10, 2010

Shortly after coming to office, President Obama told the world that "Sudan is a priority for this Administration, particularly at a time when it cries out for peace and justice." More than a year later, however, Sudan is inching...

June 10, 2010

Sudan is Africa's largest country, and the tenth largest in the world, by area. Its modern history has been characterized by long periods of conflict, most especially since the end of British governance in 1954 when the largely...

June 3, 2010

On June 5th, join in the worldwide effort to encourage positive action in addressing environmental concerns across the globe. World Environment Day is a day that the entire world focuses on the impact of our own choices on the quality of...

June 1, 2010

In the last few weeks, there have been several developments in the domestic focus on energy and the environment that may inform your participation in and observance of World Environment Day 2010:   The BP Gulf Coast Oil Spill...

June 1, 2010

Sharon Seim Planning Team Leader Arctic National Wildlife Refuge 101 12th Ave., Rm. 236 Fairbanks, AK 99701 Dear Ms. Seim: The Episcopal Church has more than 2.4 million members in 7,679 congregations in 110 dioceses (and one...

May 20, 2010

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has determined that the emission of a mix of greenhouse gases, including methane, carbon dioxide, and hydrofluorocarbons, constitutes a threat to the public health and welfare. In 2007, the Supreme...

May 6, 2010

We know that women and girls around the world face violence and discrimination daily. We also know that CEDAW, the Convention on the Elimination of All Forms of Discrimination Against Women, helps women and girls to go to school, to own...

May 3, 2010

Give generously and be ungrudging when you do so, for on this account the Lord your God will bless you in all your work and in all that you undertake. Since there will never cease to be some in need on the earth, I therefore command you,...

April 29, 2010

By anyone's standards, Andres has a bright future ahead. He was accepted into the most selective and prestigious magnet high schools in the country and excelled in his classes. He was recognized for extracurricular and volunteer work....

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