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June 1, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Presiding Bishop Michael Curry has released this statement regarding President Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Paris Climate Agreement. Though the withdrawal from this agreement is a setback, advocacy on environmental issues can...

May 22, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] President Trump is expected to release his federal budget request May 23. This budget request is one important component of the fiscal year 2018 appropriations and budget process. Read the Office of Government Relations resource on the federal...

April 27, 2017

[Anglican Communion News Service] Five theologians from around Brazil participated in a theology conference this week under the theme “Anglican theology and public engagement.”

The mission theology project exists to “raise up new ‘Doctors of the Church’ in the global South to write,...

April 26, 2017

We’re following the latest on the People’s Climate March through social media updates by Episcopalians and others who will be there April 29 in Washington, D.C. If you are participating, use the hashtag #CMepiscopal to submit your updates for our coverage. To submit photos and video directly to...

March 29, 2017

By: The Office of Government Relations

President Trump recently released an executive order that rolled back critical government policies curbing greenhouse gas emissions. Through this action, the Trump Administration limits the ability of the U.S. to confront and address our changing climate and to preserve our clean air and water...

March 28, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] On March 28, President Donald Trump released an executive order that rolled back critical government policies curbing greenhouse gas emissions. Through this action, the Trump administration limits the ability of the U.S. to confront and address our...

March 21, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Tomorrow, the U.S. House of Representatives will vote on the American Health Care Act, a bill that aims to repeal and replace elements of the Affordable Care Act. House leadership has added a manager’s amendment to the bill that further weakens the Medicaid...

March 14, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Our nation’s immigration system is outdated and in dire need of reform. In a first attempt to address this broken system, Congress has introduced the bipartisan “Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy (BRIDGE) Act,” which would...

March 14, 2017

[Episcopal Public Policy Network policy alert] Our nation’s immigration system is outdated and in dire need of reform. In a first attempt to address this broken system, Congress has introduced the bipartisan “Bar Removal of Individuals who Dream and Grow our Economy (BRIDGE) Act,” which would...

March 9, 2017

By: Patricia Kisare, Legislative Representative for International Policy, Office of Government Relations

“Is not this the fast that I choose: to loose the bonds of injustice, to undo the thongs of the yoke, to let the oppressed go free, and to break every yoke? Is it not to share your bread with the hungry, and bring the homeless poor into your house…” Isaiah 58: 6-7 (NRSV)

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