A senior US church public policy advocate has urged a House committee to increase funding for international adaptation assistance for poor countries in the recently introduced American Clean Energy and Security Act.
The First Amendment Center in the USA has placed online the once unavailable five-volume treatise of the late Rev Dean M. Kelley, the internationally known National Council of Churches USA executive for religious liberty.
Forty-five days into the Obama Administration in the United States, the general secretary of the National Council of Churches USA is asking for tangible signs that the promised ‘new day’ in immigration policy has arrived.
The US National Council of Churches' assembly focused on being global good neighbours, including immigration reform, the meaning of Christian unity in a pluralistic era, and obstacles to unity, racial justice and interfaith dialogue.
As mediation to solve the disputed Kenyan presidential election enters a critical phase, top-level figures from the two parties have met an international Christian delegation, which asked them to seek a compromise solution.
The new cooperative body Christian Churches Together in the USA (CCT), bringing together representatives of 43 participating churches and organizations across America, is giving priority to work on poverty and witness.
Christians should be able to look past denominational differences and see their common humanity, said a church leader working with other faith and civic leaders to stop gross human rights violations in the Philippines.
A joint campaign to eliminate genocide around the world has been initiated by leading civic, academic and religious figures in a conference room at the Interchurch Center near the campus of Columbia University in New York, USA.
The National Council of Churches USA and the development agency Church World Service, holding their annual meeting, have urged the US House of Representatives to officially recognize the slaughter of Armenians in 1915 as a genocide.