Peacemaking

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October 24, 2008

Peace, security and development in the Great Lakes Region of Africa was the focus of an October 22-23 meeting of bishops and Church moderators in Nairobi, Kenya.

Organized by the All Africa Conference of Churches (AACC), the meeting's aim was to propose solutions for sustainable peace in...

October 13, 2008

Bulletin inserts from Episcopal Life Weekly for October 19 and October 26 carry dual messages from The Episcopal Peace Fellowship; one on Christian peacemaking, including a list of resources for individuals and congregations interested in this ministry; and the other on "Praying Your Vote,...

October 9, 2008

**EMERGENCY ALERT**: Conflict in the Congo Strands Bishop and Church Delegates. Tell President Bush to Increase Pressure on Parties to Sign Peace Agreement

Late last week, a rebel uprising in the war-torn Democratic Republic of the Congo stranded Bishop Henri Isingoma and 150 delegates to...

September 23, 2008

Members of the U.S. Senate Members of the U.S. House of Representatives The Capitol Washington, D.C.

Dear Members of Congress:

We are writing as people of faith to ask you to support legislation that requires the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) to notify the International...

September 23, 2008

Members of the United States Congress Washington D.C. 20510

Dear Member of Congress,

As members of the Interreligious Working Group on Domestic Human Needs, in devotion to our common religious traditions of justice and compassion, we urge you to champion the needs of our nation's...

September 19, 2008

After a regular meeting of the Synod of Bishops of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, the bishops said they remain concerned about issues ranging from malaria HIV-AIDS, the extreme poverty in southern Africa, and xenophobia to the unity of the Anglican Communion.

"We agreed to...

September 10, 2008

Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams September 9 met at Lambeth Palace for the third time with the Chief Rabbis of Israel, Chief Rabbi Shlomo Amar and Chief Rabbi Yonah Metzger.

Religious violence was among the issues discussed in a communiqué issued at the end of the meeting.

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August 15, 2008

Maureen Shea, director of the Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations, has joined an effort calling for the U.S. State Department to open an "interests section" in Tehran, Iran.Shea, Mary Ellen McNish, general secretary of the American Friends Service Committee and Ron Flaming, director...

August 13, 2008

Pentecost Summer Membership Drive Continues The Pentecost Summer Membership Drive is still going strong. So far almost 350 people have recruited at least one new member this summer. Have you? You can check here. There's still time to invite your friends and get in the running for great prizes. Be...

August 11, 2008

The Honorable John McCainUnited States SenateWashington, DC 20510

The Honorable Barack ObamaUnited States SenateWashington, DC 20510

Dear Senators McCain and Obama:

We have read with great interest discussion of the possible opening of a U.S. “interest section” in Tehran...

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