Millennium Development Goals

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February 23, 2009

Global concerns and Anglican Communion issues will be a major focus of the Episcopal Church's 76th General Convention when it meets July 8-17 in Anaheim, California.

The church's main legislative gathering, which meets every three years, also will welcome many international guests from...

February 11, 2009

Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) is partnering with the Episcopal Church of the Sudan and its development arm, the Sudanese Development and Relief Agency (SUDRA), to provide emergency assistance to five of the dioceses most impacted by the ongoing humanitarian crisis caused by the...

January 26, 2009

“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 repairer of the breach and restorer of streets to live in.” - Isaiah 58 Poverty, hunger, and deadly disease...

January 14, 2009

Domestic Policy

Health Care Reform: Several coalitions of faith groups, unions, think tanks, and social policy advocates have been formed to provide principles for achieving comprehensive health care reform that provides universal access to health care. Although it is by no means clear...

September 26, 2008

With a federal election to be held October 14, the leaders of Canadian Anglicans and Lutherans say ending poverty at home and abroad must be a priority for the newly formed government.

In a joint statement read at the end of an ecumenical "Walk of Witness" in Ottawa September 25,...

September 26, 2008

Hundreds filled the Cathedral of St. John the Divine in New York City on September 25 where Church of England Archbishop of York John Sentamu said that "God is calling us to be part of transforming the world."

 

Sentamu preached the sermon at an "Interfaith Service of Recommitment...

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 underway for the 111th and a new Administration, we 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 private sector in New York this week. Nearly 100 Heads...

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 to invite your friends and get in the running for great prizes. Be...

July 31, 2008

For Melito Panzo, the long white mosquito nets hanging in the Episcopal Relief and Development (ERD) booth in the Lambeth Conference marketplace, are signs of hope.

 

So are bishops, expressing interest in ERD's "NetsforLife" malaria education and prevention program, which...

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