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March 8, 2013

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] This Lent, we are committed to reflecting upon and transforming our culture of violence toward one in which we may all live safely and freely into the fullness of whom God uniquely created us to be. The violence of slavery, manifested in human...

March 7, 2013

In this month’s edition, the 113th Congress kicks off the year with hearings on comprehensive immigration reform, the Presiding Bishop participates in an Ash Wednesday vigil at Ellis Island, the Uniting American Families Act is introduced with bipartisan support in both houses, leaked...

March 6, 2013

This Lent, we are committed to reflecting upon and transforming our culture of violence toward one in which we may all live safely and freely into the fullness of whom God uniquely created us to be. The violence of slavery, manifested in human trafficking, tragically stifles that safety and...

March 5, 2013

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Last week, the Presiding Bishop joined more than 200 national faith, refugee, and humanitarian leaders and organizations in an urgent call to President Obama and Congress. Without additional funding this year, the Office of Refugee Resettlement will face a...

February 28, 2013

February 28, 2013

President Barack Obama

The White House

1600 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20500

Dear President Obama and Members of Congress:

We, the undersigned faith, refugee, and humanitarian leaders and organizations, write to ask for...

February 27, 2013

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] Before he became one of the thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children who left their homes last year to make the solitary journey across some of the world’s most dangerous borders in search of safety, Mario was a high school student in San Pedro Sula,...

February 27, 2013

Before he became one of the thousands of unaccompanied immigrant children who left their homes last year to make the solitary journey across some of the world's most dangerous borders in search of safety, Mario was a high school student in San Pedro Sula, Honduras. San Pedro Sula is one of the...

February 21, 2013

[Episcopal Public Policy Network] The season of Lent challenges Christians to repentance — a radical reordering of life — in order that we may more fully encounter God through worship and prayer; proclamation of the good news; and pursuit of justice, peace, and love toward our neighbors...

February 20, 2013

The season of Lent challenges Christians to repentance -- a radical reordering of life -- in order that we may more fully encounter God through worship and prayer; proclamation of the good news; and pursuit of justice, peace, and love toward our neighbors. Part of this process of repentance...

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