HIV/AIDS

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April 1, 2005

HOLY WEEK: PEACE IN THE HOLY LAND AND THE “REAL ID” ACTAs you know, when the House of Representatives considered the FY’05 supplemental appropriations bill, lawmakers included language imposing restrictions on aid to the Palestinian people. They also attached the so-called “REAL ID”...

March 14, 2005

"[God] Let your ways be known upon the earth, your saving health among all nations," from the Good Friday Liturgy, Book of Common Prayer.

Throughout Lent, we’ve been providing two action items each week for EPPN members. Due to the critical importance of this week’s vote on global...

March 7, 2005

Presiding Bishop Griswold urged us to ask the following questions in evaluating the President’s budget proposal:

Is the budget compassionate? Jesus tells his followers to “be compassionate, as your Heavenly Father is compassionate.” But compassion is just an abstraction unless we...

February 28, 2005

WWJD? For many evangelical Christians -- including President Bush -- "What Would Jesus Do?” offers a reassuring mnemonic when faced with challenge. But if we’re to learn anything lasting from the murderous tsunami that swept the Indian Ocean after Christmas, it’s that theological shorthand is...

February 23, 2005

"The Lord executes righteousness and judgment for all who are oppressed." – Psalm 103 from the Ash Wednesday Eucharist, Book of Common Prayer

HELP PRESERVE GLOBAL HIV/AIDS FUNDINGThe battle against the Global HIV/AIDS pandemic is central to world efforts to achieve the Millennium...

February 22, 2005

UPDATED: 3/14/05

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria is an independent, public-private partnership that is working against AIDS, TB, and malaria in 127 countries. Modeled on U.S policy but having the capacity to deliver resources far in excess of the U.S.'s own...

February 8, 2005

"Accept our repentance, Lord, for the wrongs we have done: for our blindness to human need and suffering, and our indifference to injustice and cruelty." -- The Liturgy of Ash Wednesday, Book of Common Prayer.

Today begins the holy season of Lent, in which the Church calls us to practice...

January 28, 2005

January 28, 2004

Dear [Senators/Representatives],

We, the undersigned, are writing to express our support for United States Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist's statement that it is the responsibility of the United States government to ensure that all federally funded abstinence-...

December 19, 2004

The 108th Congress has departed and predictions for the 109th are coming in from advocates and political prognosticators. We will be writing to you in January about the coming Congress but wanted to thank you for your wonderful responses to our requests for letters, meetings, calls, faxes and...

November 11, 2004

Lawmakers return to Washington Monday for a post-election session in which they will conclude work on the year’s remaining priorities, including the federal government’s budget for 2005. Among the budgetary issues to be considered is funding for the global campaign against HIV/AIDS.

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