Economic Justice


June 22, 2014

From left, Monsignor Roland Rivard, the Rev. Lynn Bujnak, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, Bishop Thomas Ely and Rabbi Joshua Chasan. Photo: Episcopal Diocese of Vermont

[Episcopal Diocese of Vermont] On June 20, U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) held a news...

December 13, 2012

Episcopal City Mission staff and board members and Burgess Urban Fund committee members presented grants to 21 grassroots community organizations Dec. 13.

[Episcopal City Mission] Episcopal City Mission (ECM), a faith-based ministry which promotes social and economic justice working...

March 1, 2012

The reflection this week is offered by Michael Schut, Economic and Environmental Affairs Officer for the Episcopal Church

For our waste and pollution of your creation, and our lack of concern for those who come after us, Accept our repentance, Lord. (The Litany of Penitence, BCP)


November 17, 2011

Thousands of Occupy Wall Street protesters and supporters, including an interfaith contingent, converged on lower Manhattan Nov. 17 for a Day of Action, marking the two-month anniversary of the birth of the worldwide nonviolent protest movement against economic inequality.

Before Occupy...

November 16, 2011

As the worldwide protest movement against economic injustice that started with Occupy Wall Street (OWS) in New York enters its third month, participants and their supporters in the religious community are regrouping in some locations after police evicted them from encampments this week while...

November 15, 2011

As Occupy Wall Street (OWS) protestors regrouped after New York police ousted them in a pre-dawn Nov. 15 raid from the movement's original encampment in Manhattan's Zuccotti Park, Episcopal clergy and other interfaith leaders in New York continued their support and planned for the future....

November 14, 2011

On Friday, Oct. 21, I visited Zuccotti Park, the site -- at least until last night -- of the Occupy Wall Street protest. Whatever happens next in Lower Manhattan (and as I write, on the morning of Nov. 15, things are moving fast, with the outcome unclear), there can be no doubt that this...

November 2, 2011

This article by Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams was first published in The Financial Times newspaper.

It has sometimes been said in recent years that the Church of England is still used by British society as a stage on which to conduct by proxy the arguments that society...

October 30, 2011

Church leaders are calling on all political parties to acknowledge their shared responsibility to provide a just share of Aotearoa New Zealand's wealth and resources for all its citizens, especially the most vulnerable.

This includes adequate income for everyone, fair taxation policies,...

October 24, 2011

In the early stages of the Occupy Wall Street protests, the Rev. Michael Sniffen and some clergy colleagues from the Episcopal Diocese of Long Island traveled to Manhattan's Zuccotti Park to observe what was happening. He's returned regularly since, talking to protestors and offering pastoral...



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