Millennium Development Goals

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July 23, 2008

Anglican bishops and their spouses demonstrated on July 24 in support of poverty reduction worldwide, walking in purple cassocks and native dress past symbols of British power such as the Houses of Parliament and the prime minister's residence at Downing Street.

Archbishop of Canterbury...

July 23, 2008

Today, the more-than 600 Anglican bishops participating in the decennial Lambeth Conference will march through Central London in a Walk of Witness - a symbolic moment of solidarity and coming together for the fulfillment of the Millennium Development Goals (MDGs) - to reflect to the world God's...

July 16, 2008

By now you may have heard that on Thursday, July 24, as part of the Lambeth Conference more than 600 Anglican bishops, their spouses and other faith leaders from around the United Kingdom will march through central London on a Walk of Witness -- a symbolic moment of solidarity and coming...

June 26, 2008

During the Eucharist of the 2006 convention of the Episcopal Diocese of North Dakota, Bishop Michael Smith articulated three major mission initiatives: a continuing mission to Native Americans, a continuing mission to the Sudanese immigrants in the Fargo-Moorhead area, and a new mission to...

June 17, 2008

Over the past five years, the United States response to HIV/AIDS, malaria, and tuberculosis has been its single-most effective foreign-aid program focused on fighting the roots of global poverty. The $15 billion dollar commitment proposed by President Bush and passed by Congress in 2003 has saved...

June 10, 2008

Pentecost Membership Drive and Contest Continues The Pentecost Membership Drive is now in full swing! Many of you have successfully recruited members and many more have been putting the word out about the EPPN. Need ideas on how to tell people about the EPPN? Check out: 5 Easy Ways to Share the...

May 28, 2008

When Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori visited St. Hilda's and St. Hugh's School on Manhattan's Upper West Side in New York City to bless their greenhouse in January 2008, she inadvertently planted the seeds for a very successful fundraising campaign on behalf of Episcopal Relief and...

May 6, 2008

The International Violence Against Women Act is a historic effort to address violence against women globally. The legislation provides $1 billion over five years to the U.S. government to create a comprehensive strategy to reduce violence in 10-20 diverse countries that have severe levels of...

May 6, 2008

"Violence against women is perhaps the most shameful human rights violation. And it is perhaps the most pervasive. It knows no boundaries of geography, culture or wealth. As long as it continues, we cannot claim to be making real progress towards equity, development and peace." – Kofi Annan,...

April 24, 2008

Here is a quick update on the legislation addressed in our alerts so far this spring.

Indian Health Care Improvement Act Amendments of 2007 -- S. 1200 -- The first update of critical Indian Health Care in 16 years passed the Senate 83-10 in February and is awaiting consideration by the...

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