Economic Justice


February 5, 2002

Global leaders gathered at the 2002 World Economic Forum (WEF) in New York January 31-February 4 were warned that corporations and international organizations must become more accountable to the countries and peoples of the world.

Archbishop of Canterbury George Carey said the collapse...

June 16, 1999

Statement for the United States House Committee on Banking and Financial Services

The Presiding Bishop was asked by Episcopalian U.S. Congressman Jim Leach (R-Iowa) to testify in front of the House Committee on Banking and Financial Services in support of debt relief for the world's...

September 2, 1998

International debt and economic justice were at the top of nearly everyone's agenda as 750 bishops gathered for the 13th Lambeth Conference. Even though sexuality grabbed the headlines, the economic issues are life-and-death matters for Anglican bishops from the developing world and they...

July 1, 1998

As the Anglican bishops of the world gather at the University of Kent and Canterbury Cathedral in England for the Lambeth Conference of 1998, their deliberations over the question of international debt will be shaped by the impending Jubilee Year of 2000.

While United Nations figures...