Millennium Development Goals

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March 14, 2005

"[God] Let your ways be known upon the earth, your saving health among all nations," from the Good Friday Liturgy, Book of Common Prayer.

Throughout Lent, we’ve been providing two action items each week for EPPN members. Due to the critical importance of this week’s vote on global...

March 7, 2005

Presiding Bishop Griswold urged us to ask the following questions in evaluating the President’s budget proposal:

Is the budget compassionate? Jesus tells his followers to “be compassionate, as your Heavenly Father is compassionate.” But compassion is just an abstraction unless we...

February 23, 2005

"The Lord executes righteousness and judgment for all who are oppressed." – Psalm 103 from the Ash Wednesday Eucharist, Book of Common Prayer

HELP PRESERVE GLOBAL HIV/AIDS FUNDINGThe battle against the Global HIV/AIDS pandemic is central to world efforts to achieve the Millennium...

February 22, 2005

UPDATED: 3/14/05

The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis, and Malaria is an independent, public-private partnership that is working against AIDS, TB, and malaria in 127 countries. Modeled on U.S policy but having the capacity to deliver resources far in excess of the U.S.'s own...

February 16, 2005

"If you offer your food to the hungry and satisfy the needs of the afflicted, then your light shall rise in the darkness and your gloom be like the noonday… you shall be called the repairer of the breach, the restorer of streets to live in." – Isaiah 58: 10,12 -- Old Testament Lesson for...

February 14, 2005

Heavy debt burdens in the world’s most impoverished countries continue to draw precious economic resources away from critical needs like putting children in school, ensuring access to clean water, and the fight against HIV/AIDS. This year alone, countries in Africa will send an estimated $15...

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 season of Lent, in which the Church calls us to practice...

February 7, 2005

INTERRELIGIOUS WORKING GROUP ON DOMESTIC HUMAN NEEDS

A Faith Reflection on the Federal Budget

As communities of faith, we are grounded in a shared tradition of justice and compassion, and we are called upon to hold ourselves and our...

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 nations. Though they failed to take action, the heads-of-state...

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 funding for the global campaign against HIV/AIDS.

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