Human Rights


October 2, 2020

The Episcopal Church supports comprehensive immigration reform that respects the dignity and worth of every human being. Firmly rooted in the ministry of welcome, The Episcopal Church is committed to advocating for immigration policies that provide pathways to citizenship, mandate humane...

July 15, 2019

“Deeply embedded in the Christian faith, indeed deeply embedded in the Jewish tradition, which is the mother of the Christian faith, and deeply embedded in the faith and traditions and values of many of the world’s great religions, is a profound conviction in a sure and certain value and virtue...

July 15, 2019

“Hay algo muy arraigado en la fe cristiana y en la tradición judía (que es la madre de la fe cristiana) y arraigado en la fe, tradiciones y valores de muchas de las grandes religiones: La convicción profunda de que ayudar al extranjero y forasteros y visitantes es un deber y una promesa sagrada...

September 4, 2018

This August, the UN’s Department of Public Information (DPI) gathered 2,300 civil society participants for the 67th UN DPI NGO Conference, a signature, quasi-annual event that DPI organizes with civil society organizations to reflect on relevant UN themes. This year’s conference  convened...

June 13, 2018

By: The Office of Government Relations

Recently, the Administration announced that it will begin separating families and criminally prosecuting all people who enter the U.S. without previous authorization. As religious leaders representing diverse faith perspectives, united in our concern for the wellbeing of vulnerable migrants who...

May 18, 2018

By: The Office of Government Relations

The Episcopal Church Office of Government Relations expresses its concern regarding the political and humanitarian crisis in Venezuela.  The country’s political and economic situation has created a humanitarian crisis which has forced many Venezuelans to find refuge in other Latin American...

February 6, 2015

By: episcoglobal

World Mission Sunday is February 15!  To prepare ourselves to celebrate the many ways in which The Episcopal Church participates in God’s mission around the world, we present these blogs from our missionaries.

Guest Blogger: Alan Yarborough from the dioceses of Upper South Carolina and...

May 22, 2013

May 23, 2013


The Honorable Barbara Mikulski                                         The Honorable Richard Shelby

Chairwoman                                                                       Ranking Member

Senate Appropriations Committee...

May 17, 2013

By: Bronwyn

As a child of the 60’s who spent time as a teenager campaigning to gain passage of the Equal Rights Amendment, I was more than thrilled this week as my residential home state of Minnesota legislated marriage equality.

I am painfully aware of the theological and faithful differences of...

July 25, 2011

Dear Member of Congress,

As organizations committed to refugee protection, assistance and resettlement, we write to urge you to co-sponsor H.R. 2404, the Torture Victims Relief Reauthorization Act (TVRA) of 2011. An important piece of legislation with a strong history of bipartisan...


The World Health Organization's multi-country study on Women's Health and Domestic Violence agai