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November 10, 2008

Breaking the Silence, a new handbook about dealing with domestic violence from a spiritual perspective, is featured in the November 23 Episcopal Life Weekly bulletin inserts. A list of resources is also included. November 25 has been...

November 5, 2008

From the Office of Government Relations on this Historic Election Tuesday, Americans took advantage of our extraordinary democratic system of government to vote. While history is made in every election, all recognized the uniqueness of...

October 21, 2008

This month, in recognition of National AIDS Awareness Month, we mourn the loss of 565,927 lives due to such a terrible disease and remind all Americans that the domestic AIDS crisis continues. The U.S. is mired in an urgent health care...

October 16, 2008

With the final Presidential debate behind us and just 19 days until the election, it's time for us to vote! Have you registered? In some states the deadline may have passed, but in many you can register to vote up until election day...

October 6, 2008

In the midst of this extraordinary election season, we pause to recognize - and to ask you to act - on a special cause. For 80 years, National Child Health Day has been an effective means for calling attention to many of the most pressing...

September 25, 2008

This week in New York, leaders from all sectors - faith, civil society, and heads of state or government - have recommitted themselves to achievement of the Millennium Development Goals. As the 110th Congress finishes and preparations are...

September 24, 2008

In order to review progress on the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs), United Nations General Assembly President Miguel D'Escoto Brockmann and UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon have called a meeting of world leaders, civil society and the...

September 23, 2008

Members of the U.S. Senate Members of the U.S. House of Representatives The Capitol Washington, D.C. Dear Members of Congress: We are writing as people of faith to ask you to support legislation that requires the Central...

September 23, 2008

Members of the United States Congress Washington D.C. 20510 Dear Member of Congress, As members of the Interreligious Working Group on Domestic Human Needs, in devotion to our common religious traditions of justice and compassion,...

September 16, 2008

"You who have been born in America, I wish I could make you understand what it is like [to] not be an American - [to] not have been an American all your life- and then, suddenly, with the words of a man in flowing robes to be one, for that...

August 25, 2008

In 2005, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita devastated the southern coast of the United States Katrina was one of the five deadliest hurricanes in U.S. history. It was reported that more then 1,800 people lost their lives, and more then $81...

August 14, 2008

Twenty years ago, our 1988 General Convention called for the church to "give strong support to responsible local public and private school programs of education in human sexuality." That support for responsible sex education in our schools...

August 14, 2008

In peace we pray to you, O God of steadfast love. Lord God, with grateful hearts we thank you for the many blessings of our lives, for the joy of families reunited, and the hope of homes and communities restored. We give thanks, too, for...

August 13, 2008

Pentecost Summer Membership Drive Continues The Pentecost Summer Membership Drive is still going strong. So far almost 350 people have recruited at least one new member this summer. Have you? You can check here. There's still time...

August 11, 2008

The Honorable John McCainUnited States SenateWashington, DC 20510 The Honorable Barack ObamaUnited States SenateWashington, DC 20510 Dear Senators McCain and Obama: We have read with great interest discussion of the possible opening of a U...

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