Category - usa

  • May 1, 2009

    While the impact of flu viruses and the issues surrounding them is making life increasingly difficult in Mexico, churches in the USA are seeking to respond rationally and with care to a situation where panic can be a major part of the problem.

  • April 6, 2009

    News coverage of the religious landscape in the United States has in recent years gained visibility because of increased interest in issues related to religion but now faces an uncertain future.

  • March 16, 2009

    The Episcopal Church is being asked to address the concerns of the poor in the USA, focusing initially on the needs of Native American communities through a "Model for Domestic Poverty Alleviation."

  • March 15, 2009

    The dominance of religion in American public life has taken a different form to that of Europe under Christendom. But the US picture is changing too.

  • March 12, 2009

    The United Church of Christ in the USA will observe its first Immigrant Rights Sunday on 3 May, to highlight vital issues of justice and hospitality for people facing discrimination and exclusion.

  • January 6, 2009

    Despite conflict in Gaza, bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America and the Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada are proceeding with plans to travel to the Middle East today.

  • December 26, 2008

    A Canadian author is encouraging parents and children in North America to put human relationships ahead of seasonal "shopaholism".

  • November 21, 2008

    Activists disappointed by a measure to ban same-sex marriage in California that has deeply divided religious groups, say nationwide protests against the prohibition are a milestone in civil rights for gays and lesbians.

  • November 5, 2008

    In a powerful speech to his supporters in Chicago which has been beamed across the world, US president-elect Barack Obama has said that his victory at the polls "is not the change, but the opportunity to make that change."

  • November 5, 2008

    Barack Obama has been elected president of the United States of America, the first African-American to hold the post. Celebrations have begun in the USA and across the world for what is seen as a moment of historic change.