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February 13, 2013

[National Council of Churches Press Release] The President of the National Council of Churches USA commended Pope Benedict XVI Tuesday for a “wise and graceful exit that shows enormous courage and a deep commitment to the ongoing effectiveness of his ministry.”

NCC President...

February 1, 2013

[National Council of Churches Press Release] The National Council of Churches is celebrating a formal agreement involving three of its member communions and the U.S. Roman Catholic Church to recognize one another’s baptisms.

“This is a long anticipated and historic occasion,”...

September 12, 2012

[National Council of Churches] The following statement about the deaths of Ambassador Christopher Stevens and other U.S. embassy staff in Libya is issued by National Council of Churches President Kathryn Lohre, and Dr. Antonios Kireopoulos, NCC associate general secretary, Interfaith...

August 6, 2012

[National Council of Churches] Leaders of the National Council of Churches expressed shock Sunday at the “tragedy of violence” in Oak Creek, Wis., where a gunman opened fire in a Sikh temple, killing at least seven worshipers and injuring three others.

Local police, who...

April 27, 2012

[National Council of Churches] The National Council of Churches has issued strong words of support for a condemnation by international ecumenical councils of attacks on Christians and churches in Sudan.

“Our member communions stand in solidarity with sisters and brothers whose...

March 26, 2012

[National Council of Churches] The President and staff leader of the National Council of Churches said today they are “profoundly disturbed” by the killing of Trayvon Martin, an African American youth.

President Kathryn M. Lohre and Interim General Secretary Clare J. Chapman...

March 8, 2012

[National Council of Churches] Among the many achievements church women are celebrating on International Women’s Day is the successful conclusion of the National Council of Churches Circles of Names campaign to raise $100,000 for women’s ministries and gender justice projects in the...

January 31, 2012

[National Council of Churches] The National Council of Churches has joined a growing list of religious and advocacy organizations calling for the tightening of laws to prevent Internet stalking.

One effort to accomplish that, the organizations said in a letter sent to U.S. Senator...

January 31, 2012

[National Council of Churches] The National Council of Churches has joined 38 national and regional ecumenical, interfaith, and advocacy organizations to renew a call to Congress to reauthorize the Violence Against Women Act of 1994 (VAWA).

Last month, the NCC was one of more than 150...

January 19, 2012

Ms. Clare J. Chapman, deputy general secretary and general counsel of the National Council of Churches, will be NCC Interim General Secretary. Photo/NCC, Kathleen Cameron

[National Council of Churches] Ms. Clare J. Chapman, Esq., Deputy General Secretary and...

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