Latin America & Caribbean

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December 5, 2006

*Update: Thanks to your efforts, this measure has passed both the House and Senate as of early 12/9.

TAKE ACTION NOW! Call and fax your Senators and Representative TODAY urging passage of trade preferences for Haiti before the 109th Congress adjourns. Trade preferences for Haiti, as...

March 28, 2006

"Almighty God, you alone can bring into order the unruly wills and affections of sinners: Grant your people grace to love what you command and desire what you promise; that, among the swift and varied changes of the world, our hearts may surely there be fixed where true joys are to be found;...

March 21, 2006

Companion relationships between U.S. Church bodies and their counterparts in Cuba – at the denominational, diocesan, and parish levels – are critical for Christians in Cuba. In a greatly impoverished country, these relationships help provide the Cuban Church with financial resources,...

November 23, 2005

As the weeks of Advent begin drawing us to Christmas, the Church invites us to prepare for Christ’s coming by examining the patterns of our lives and relationships with God and one another. As Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold wrote, we are called by Advent to “submit ourselves to undergo...

September 13, 2005

A consultation of international religious leaders delivered a consensus statement to the United Nations on the eve of its 60th annual General Assembly in New York, reaffirming support for the Millennium Development Goals and calling for increased collaboration between churches and governments...

September 6, 2005

More than 30 leaders of Christian denominations worldwide will gather at Washington National Cathedral on Sunday, Sept. 11, to affirm the UN plan to halve extreme poverty by 2015 and propose stepped up action to eradicate poverty throughout the world. Participants will call for a recommitment...

August 30, 2005

On September 14, world leaders will gather in New York for the 60th General Assembly of the United Nations. Among the most significant items on the UN’s agenda is a five-year review of the 2000 Millennium Declaration, the historic commitment to ending global poverty by 2015 that established...

August 18, 2005

The Latin America Anglican Theological Congress, a new initiative coordinated by a sub-commission of the Commission on Theological Education for Latin America and the Caribbean (CETALC,) will meet October 5-10, 2005 at the Hotel El Panama in Panama City, Panama to discuss globalization and its...

July 21, 2005

The Food Stamp Program is the nation’s single most effective federal effort to reduce and prevent hunger in the United States. A recent federal measurement shows that 11.2 percent of all U.S. households, including 13.3 million children, do not have enough to eat. More than half of all Food...

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