Economic Justice

Economic Justice

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July 23, 2008

What is debt cancellation and why is it desperately needed?

Over the past 50 years, poor countries around the world have amassed crippling levels of financial debt to rich countries like the United States and multi-national lending institutions like the World Bank and...

July 23, 2008

Today, the more-than 600 Anglican bishops participating in the decennial Lambeth Conference will march through Central London in a Walk of Witness - a symbolic moment of solidarity and coming together for the fulfillment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) - to reflect to the world God's...

July 22, 2008

Anglican bishops attending the Lambeth Conference spent July 23 focused on issues of social justice -- one day before they take to central London streets in a "walk of witness" against global poverty.

 

Papal envoy Cardinal Ivan Dias introduced the social justice theme the...

July 22, 2008

National Faith-Community Alliance Launches Campaign to End Poverty Wages

Let Justice Roll Urges Faith Leaders to Endorse Call for $10 in 2010

Washington, DC, July 22, 2008 - On Thursday, July 24, the federal minimum wage will increase...

July 9, 2008

When Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams and more than 600 Anglican bishops, their spouses and other faith leaders from around the United Kingdom march through central London July 24, Episcopalians back home can "march" with them.

 

The Lambeth Conference's Walk of Witness is...

June 16, 2008

More than two months ago, the House passed groundbreaking legislation – the Global AIDS Act -- to renew our nation's commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis around the world. The bill commits an unprecedented $50 billion to the fight against these deadly pandemics, which...

May 9, 2008

In response to House and Senate leaders' release of a final farm bill package May 8, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori released the following statement urging congressional defeat, or presidential veto, of the legislation.

As we are learning more each day...

May 9, 2008

In response to House and Senate leaders' release of a final farm bill package May 8, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori released the following statement urging congressional defeat, or presidential veto, of the legislation.

As we are learning more each day...

May 8, 2008

In response to House and Senate leaders’ release of a final farm bill package today, the Most Reverend Katharine Jefferts Schori, Presiding Bishop of the Episcopal Church, released the following statement urging...

April 24, 2008

Here is a quick update on the legislation addressed in our alerts so far this spring.

Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2007 -- S. 1200 -- The first update of critical Indian Health Care in 16 years passed the Senate 83-10 in February and is awaiting consideration by the...

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