HIV/AIDS

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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...

November 17, 2005

Marking the enactment of the Assistance for Orphans and other Vulnerable Children Act of 2005, Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold spoke at a November 17 press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. The law -- which was championed for the past two years by the Episcopal Church, health...

September 15, 2005

The Honorable Condoleezza Rice Secretary of State U.S. Department of State 2201 C Street, NW Washington, D.C. 20520

Dear Madame Secretary,

As supporters and partners of UNFPA, the United Nations Population Fund, we are writing to express our disappointment and frustration that you...

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 23, 2005

NEW YORK – The Reverend Dr. James H. Cooper, rector of the Parish of Trinity Church-St. Paul's Chapel, announced $844,926 in new grants to 18 partners in the U.S., Latin America, and in Africa, covering issues ranging from advocacy on behalf of former prisoners to encouraging visual arts...

April 27, 2005

As Congress moves into its busy summer months, lawmakers are preparing to consider an issue that has been an historic legislative priority for the Episcopal Church, USA: caring for orphans and vulnerable children in the developing world. ORPHANS AND VULNERABLE CHILDRENThere are more than 143...

April 25, 2005

There are more than 143 million orphans living throughout Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia, Latin America, and the Caribbean. Of this number, approximately 16.2 million children were identified as double orphans, i.e., having lost both parents, the vast majority of whom died of AIDS. According to a joint...

April 10, 2005

Enacted in 1996, in addition to assistance to those moving from welfare to work, Temporary Assistance to Needy Families (TANF) provides funding for abstinence-only programs for America’s young people. Such programs are required to exclude discussion of contraception and any other method of...

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