Violence

Violence

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June 18, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] The World Council of Churches deputy General Secretary Isabel Apawo Phiri has told a Geneva-based event that churches and organizations working together can prevent and address “tragic reality” of violence against children.

As part of a World Vision...

April 8, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Four plenary sessions from Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace: An Episcopal Gathering to Challenge the Epidemic of Violence will be live streamed at no cost.

Violence in all its forms in American society and what can be done will be...

March 20, 2014

[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby has joined the roster the plenary speakers at a special Episcopal Church gathering, Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace: An Episcopal Gathering to Challenge the Epidemic of Violence April 9-11 at the Reed...

March 11, 2014

Breaking the Cycle of Violence in Our Communities

Violence in America has reached epidemic proportions. In 2010 alone, 16,000 persons died through homicide, and 38,000 committed suicide. During the first decade of the 21st century, 335,609 Americans were shot and killed, a...

September 18, 2013

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September 18, 2013

At Reclaiming the Gospel of Peace: An Episcopal Gathering to Challenge the Epidemic of Violence, Episcopalians will come together to renew their commitment to the Gospel call to make peace in a world of violence. Through deep conversation, prayer, and skill-building the event will...

August 30, 2011

Last weekend, we were all about Hurricane Irene. Before that, it was the earthquake. Now starts the run-up to the 10th anniversary of 9/11.

Is there a theme here? Well, yes -- three themes.

Fear is one theme, or rather the determination of New Yorkers not to live in fear. Not that...

July 5, 2007

The Most Rev. Dr. Idris Jones, Primus of the Scottish Episcopal Church and Bishop of Glasgow & Galloway, endorsed the following statement issued by the Scottish Inter Faith Council:

 

"We, the under-noted religious leaders of Scotland, utterly condemn the recent attack on...

January 13, 2004

Representatives from Christian faith communities around the globe launched a year-long effort to confront and overcome violence in the United States during a stirring worship service commemorating the life and ministry of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr at the Interchurch Center in New York...

November 12, 2002

During the Moscow theatre crisis in which Chechen separatists terrorized about 800 hostages, Christians and Muslims prayed together for their release. But the siege that resulted in the death of 119 hostages has left Christianity and Islam in Russia deeply divided and Orthodox church leaders...