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March 28, 2018

Presiding Bishop Michael Curry will be one of the featured speakers at the National Council of Churches (NCC) rally on the National Mall in Washington, DC on April 4

Named A.C.T. to End Racism Rally, the purpose of the rally, being held on the 50th anniversary of the assassination of the...

August 9, 2017

[National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA] The National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA calls for an immediate cessation of hostile acts and rhetoric between the leaders of North Korea and the United States. Steps must be taken immediately to avoid the possibility of a...

January 30, 2017

[National Council of Churches press release]

Then the righteous will answer him, ‘Lord… when was it that we saw you a stranger and welcomed you, or naked and gave you clothing? And the king will answer them, ‘Truly I tell you, just as you did it to one of the least of these who are...

May 8, 2015

[National Council of Churches press release] This evening’s commemoration is a solemn occasion.  We are gathered with our sisters and brothers in the Armenian Orthodox Church and the wider Armenian community to give witness to the Armenian Genocide.  We are also gathered with them to...

April 29, 2015

[National Council of Churches] The National Council of Churches joins with the churches of Baltimore in grieving the loss of Freddie Gray. In the wake of his death and the violence that has followed, we call for sweeping changes to policing methods and procedures that will finally...

May 22, 2013

[National Council of Churches — Press Release] The Governing Board of the National Council of Churches has issued the following statement:

There are no words to express the agony and grief that lie in the wake of killer tornadoes this week in Oklahoma.

As we gather today...

April 23, 2013

[National Council of Churches press release] National Council of Churches leaders and staff expressed shock and sadness April 23 at the sudden death of the Rev. Dr. Bob Edgar, who served as NCC general secretary from 2000 to 2007.

NCC President Kathryn Lohre expressed the council’s...

February 13, 2013

[National Council of Churches Press Release] The President of the National Council of Churches USA commended Pope Benedict XVI Tuesday for a “wise and graceful exit that shows enormous courage and a deep commitment to the ongoing effectiveness of his ministry.”

NCC President...

February 1, 2013

[National Council of Churches Press Release] The National Council of Churches is celebrating a formal agreement involving three of its member communions and the U.S. Roman Catholic Church to recognize one another’s baptisms.

“This is a long anticipated and historic occasion,”...

September 12, 2012

[National Council of Churches] The following statement about the deaths of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and other U.S. embassy staff in Libya is issued by National Council of Churches President Kathryn Lohre, and Dr. Antonios Kireopoulos, NCC associate general secretary, Interfaith...

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