Category - usa

  • June 25, 2008

    A key figure on the US religious right, which is anxious that its political grip on the large evangelical constituency in America is waning, has launched an attack on Senator Barack Obama and his Christian credentials.

  • June 5, 2008

    Church-backed Philippine human rights activists have reiterated their call on the UN Human Rights Council to "keep pursuing our government to stop the extra-judicial killings and other human rights violations".

  • May 15, 2008

    With the area conferences of the United Methodist Church preparing to meet in July, South Central Jurisdiction is expected to address the controversial 2007 decision to lease property for a George W. Bush institute.

  • May 11, 2008

    While the food crisis in North Korea continues largely unnoticed in the wider world, due to the country's isolation, a North American Anabaptist peace church is taking quiet steps to provide agricultural assistance.

  • May 8, 2008

    Over on the Wall Street Journal blog, Steven Waldman president and editor-in-chief of, has some interesting things to say about Barack Obama and the evangelical vote.

  • May 8, 2008

    Ex-US President Jimmy Cater, now devoting his time to human rights and peace work, has condemned as a "crime" the treatment of people in Gaza.

  • May 6, 2008

    The United Methodist Church is urging justice for migrants worldwide and reform of U.S. immigration laws.

    Delegates to the denomination's top legislative body, meeting April 23-May 2, adopted resolutions covering both global migration and immigration issues in the United States.

  • April 22, 2008

    Barack Obama recently got into trouble for suggesting that alienated rural voters in Pennsylvania seek refuge in religion, rifles and rejection of outsiders.

  • March 23, 2008

    US Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori's recent visit to Gaza brought her a deeper understanding of the humanitarian crisis that is impacting the 1.5 million Palestinians in the region.

  • March 16, 2008

    The United Methodist Church has been urged to think less about charity and more about social justice by becoming a partner in establishing free health clinics across the United States.