Category - usa

  • March 13, 2007

    Christian leaders from the Philippines are this week urging the US to act on major human rights abuses

  • March 9, 2007

    Church World Service highlights the message of International Women's Day 2007 by looking at their work around the world

  • February 18, 2007

    The heads of five American Christian denominations have sent a joint letter to all members of the new Democrat-majority US Congress, calling for a compassionate and just federal budget in 2008.

  • February 14, 2007

    Tackling poverty and witnessing to the Gospel message are among the first shared concerns of the newly constituted Christian Churches Together in the USA, a pan-church body which celebrated its official launch in Pasadena, California, at a 6-9 February 2007 gathering.

  • February 14, 2007

    While diplomatic and military rhetoric in the exchanges between the United States and Iranian senior politicians remains heated, thirteen Christian leaders from the USA are preparing for a visit to Iran next week (17-25 February 2007) ‚Ä' with the aim of building bridges rather than stoking conflict.

  • January 10, 2007

    Let Justice Roll, a nonpartisan coalition of ninety faith and community organizations in the USA, has sent a 'living wage' letter to members of the newly constituted Congress - signed by more than 1,000 Christian, Jewish and Muslim leaders from across the country.

  • December 17, 2006

    Full text of the bipartisan ‘Arab-Israeli-Palestinian Peace, From Crisis to Hope,' statement to the American government

  • December 14, 2006

    A major inter-church organisation in the United States is urging people of faith join the debate on stem cell research in a constructive way, to raise necessary questions about human "enhancement", to affirm the human purposes of biotechnology, and to press for adequate regulation of the companies shaping the future of this crucial industry.

  • December 11, 2006

    The Witness magazine, which has reflected a substantial history of Christian involvement in peace and justice issues dating back to its inception in 1917, is ceasing publication, the Episcopal Church Publishing Company (ECPC) board decided at its recent meeting in Washington DC, USA.

  • December 10, 2006

    Bishop Marc Handley Andrus of the Episcopal Diocese of California in the USA has been arrested for blocking the front door of the San Francisco federal building to protest against the deaths caused by the Iraq war - writes Mary Frances Schjonberg for the Episcopal News Service (ENS).