Economic Development

Economic Development


December 14, 2014

Overlooking evidence of construction and new life in Buffalo, New York, Roman Bishop Richard J. Malone, left, and Episcopal Bishop R. William Franklin met recently to discuss their final thoughts about the historic joint pastoral letter they co-authored. The letter,...

May 22, 2013

May 23, 2013


The Honorable Barbara Mikulski                                         The Honorable Richard Shelby

Chairwoman                                                                       Ranking Member

Senate Appropriations Committee...

October 9, 2011

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams on Oct. 7 discussed the Anglican church's involvement in economic and agriculture projects with Malawi President Bingu wa Mutharika.

"I talked about how sustainable agriculture methods should be developed and I am glad our church is involved in...

July 28, 2011

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams has called for Anglicans to both donate to agencies attempting to help the victims of drought in the Horn of Africa and to "call upon their own governments to respond to the U.N. appeals -- to respond immediately and generously."

The United Nations...

January 29, 2010

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams will lead the closing session of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting 2010 in Davos, Switzerland, with a discussion on "Being Responsible for the Future." The archbishop's contribution will be available to watch live on Sunday, Jan. 31 from 10.45-11.30...

January 27, 2010

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa is attending the World Economic Forum in Switzerland Jan. 27-31 as an invited participant and will serve as a discussion leader for several of the sessions. The 40th anniversary of the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting is a...

May 21, 2009

During a May 22 hearing on Capitol Hill, Episcopal Bishop of Louisiana Charles E. Jenkins urged state and government agencies to employ better case management strategies to solve lingering post-Hurricane Katrina housing problems in Louisiana.

Jenkins was part of a four-person panel...

May 12, 2009

What is foreign assistance and how does it work? Foreign assistance, also called foreign aid, is money provided by the United States to other countries for a variety of purposes, some strategic, some humanitarian. Fighting poverty and disease, and promoting economic development and growth, are...

March 24, 2009

One of the resolutions up for consideration at General Convention in July is endorsement of the Earth Charter together with the development of "action steps for diocese, churches and individuals to implement its principles locally, nationally and internationally."

The Earth Charter is a...

February 23, 2009

Beginning with his transition team in the days after Barack Obama's election November 4, and continuing now with his administration, members of the 44th U.S. president's administration have been routinely inviting representatives of faith communities to offer policy advice.



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