National Council of Churches

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July 23, 2003

The National Council of Churches (NCC) and other US religious groups are joining a campaign by the administration of President George W. Bush to prevent drug abuse among young people.

The Office of National Drug Control Policy and the White House Office of Faith-Based and Community...

May 1, 2003

Despite opinion polls showing strong public support among US churchgoers for the military action in Iraq, religious leaders who publicly opposed the war said they have no regrets about the stance they took.

The Rev. Robert Edgar, general secretary of the National Council of Churches (...

May 1, 2003

Despite opinion polls showing strong public support among US churchgoers for the military action in Iraq, religious leaders who publicly opposed the war said they have no regrets about the stance they took.

The Rev. Robert Edgar, general secretary of the National Council of Churches (...

February 13, 2003

American church leaders in Paris apparently caught many in the French public by surprise this week when they spoke out in opposition to U.S.-led military action against Iraq. People had gotten the idea that the U.S. churches all supported the proposed war, the church leaders said. The five-...

January 9, 2003

(ENS) A 13-member delegation of church leaders returned from a four-day humanitarian visit to Iraq at the end of 2002 with a warning that a war would make the United States less secure and result in widespread suffering and death for many innocent people. The delegation was formed in response...

November 21, 2002

Under the banner 'For the Common Good: Seeking Justice, Working for Peace,' the National Council of Churches (NCC) balanced its budget, paid off its debt, forged a new relationship with its relief and development agency, Church World Service, and entered a period of self-examination to...

August 8, 2002

The National Council of Churches has received a three-year $500,000 grant from the Lilly Endowment of Indianapolis for developing resources of new programs, alleviating some of the financial pressure the ecumenical organization has encountered in the last few years. After a major reorganization...

April 19, 2002

Embarking on a 12-day journey to visit those people affected by the violence occurring in Palestine and Israel, 14 American church leaders spent the first day of the journey in preparation and by meeting with Orthodox Church leaders in Istanbul, Turkey. The U.S. delegation, headed by Dr. Bob...

March 6, 2002

'Caring for God's Creation: Making the World Safe for Children' is the theme of resources offered by the National Council of Churches for congregational observances of Earth Day Sunday (April 21, 2002). The resources are available at www.webofcreation.org/ncc/earthday/2002/index.html. 'Each...

January 18, 2002

The National Council of Churches (NCC) and the Sierra Club have launched an advertising campaign to promote alternatives to controversial plans to drill for oil in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge in Alaska.The campaign's ads argue that the nation's energy needs can be met from 'quicker,...

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