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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...

February 8, 2005

The Honorable Elaine ChaoSecretary of LaborU.S. Department of LaborWashington, D.C. 20210 Dear Secretary of Labor Chao The National Farmworker Alliance and the undersigned organizations request that the Department of Labor...

February 4, 2005

Seeking "wise and peaceful solutions" to conflicts and the need for fair aid, debt and trade policies that will benefit impoverished people worldwide, the third annual Ecumenical Advocacy Days for Global Peace with Justice will meet under...

February 1, 2005

TESTIMONY OF RELIGIOUS LEADERS IN OPPOSITION TO S.131 - THE CLEAR SKIES ACT OF 2005   February 2, 2005 As representatives of Christian denominations, we are called to express our grave moral concerns with the proposed...

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...

January 25, 2005

  CRUCIAL MOMENT FOR DEBT RELIEF! Make Your Voice HeardWhen the leaders of the world’s richest countries (the G-7) met last year, they considered a proposal to provide 100% cancellation of multilateral debt for impoverished...

January 24, 2005

Several Spanish and French translations of documents and resources have recently been posted to the Episcopal Church web site (see links below). Also posted online is the job announcement for the position of translation services...

January 14, 2005

Clergy leaders in Kajo Keji are concerned about the church's response to the African AIDS pandemic. They note that refugees returning from the south may bring the HIV virus with them. The leaders are beginning to educate people about...

January 4, 2005

January, 2005 Dear friends in Christ: Mission takes money! That is not news to you, of course. Mission definitely requires a lot of prayer, patience, and perseverance. It requires people who seek always to be in right relationship...

December 20, 2004

20 December 2004 Mr. Hu JintaoPresident of the People's Republic of Chinac/o Ministry of Justice1 Huajiadija, ChaoyangquBejingshiPeople’s Republic of China Via Fax: + 86 10 647 298 63 Dear President Hu Jintao, As leaders of...

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...

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...

November 24, 2004

Statement of the Anglican-Old Catholic Bishops' ConferenceOn False Depictions of Muslims and Christians 19 November 2004 [ENS, Source: Diocese in Europe] The Anglican and Old Catholic Bishops in mainland Europe, during our Conference...

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...

October 28, 2004

Bishops Leo Frade and James Ottley have joined other religious leaders in south Florida to request that President Bush grant temporary protected status (TPS) to Haitians residing in the U.S. A similar request was also sent to Democratic...

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