Economic Justice

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November 18, 2009

Shortly before Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid held a press conference Nov. 19 to celebrate the long-awaited health reform legislation unveiled Nov. 18, pastors and lay leaders from states with senators whose votes are seen as crucial to the outcome of reform gathered outside the Capitol...

October 8, 2009

The current global economic crisis presents opportunity for discussion and reflection, and begs questions.

"In the last 10 years, global wealth has doubled, but 60 countries have become poorer," said Sister Marie Elena Dio. "So where is the money coming from and where is the money going...

September 22, 2009

 

Members of the US Senate

Washington, DC 20005

 

Dear Senator,

 

As communities of faith, in devotion to our common religious traditions of justice and compassion, we are concerned that wage theft is harming the most vulnerable in our society, drawing...

September 22, 2009

Members of the US Senate Washington, DC 20005

Dear Senator,

As communities of faith, in devotion to our common religious traditions of justice and compassion, we are concerned that wage theft is harming the most vulnerable in our society, drawing working people deeper into...

July 14, 2009

A person's relationship to money is fundamentally a spiritual question: "Do we experience life from a place of abundance or do we experience it in scarcity?" said Michael Schut to a handful of people July 14 in a presentation at the Studio 8 Discovery Center in Anaheim, California.

"We...

July 8, 2009

Describing the global economic downturn as a "crisis of truthfulness," Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams addressed more than 2,000 people attending a July 8 forum in Anaheim, California, as part of the Episcopal Church's General Convention. During the last six to nine months, Williams...

June 22, 2009

Members of the LHHS Appropriations Subcommittee U.S. House of Representatives Washington, DC 20005

Dear Representative,

As communities of faith, in devotion to our common religious traditions of justice and compassion, we are concerned that wage theft is harming the most...

June 9, 2009

"We have learned that acts of faith and mercy alone, no matter how profound, cannot provide everything needed for sustainable recovery. Gulf Coast families deserve a federal government that recognizes their needs by rebuilding their communities, supporting basic human rights of all communities...

June 7, 2009

In a jointly written opinion column, the state of Ohio's Episcopal bishops last week urged state officials to raise taxes rather than cut social services at a time when more than 10 percent of its citizens are unemployed.

"We urge our state government and our fellow citizens to balance...

May 26, 2009

We are working with faith-based and other allies to insure that comrepehensive immigration reform addresses these issues: extend full recognition to the rights of immigrant workers, including the possibility of permanent status and eventual U.S. citizenship; address family immigration in a...

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