Advocacy & Social Justice

Dr. Anthony Fauci pays an online house call

Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s preeminent voice on infectious diseases, paid a house call via Zoom Tuesday evening on Roxbury Presbyterian Church in Boston, dispensing 30 minutes of wisdom and encouragement to a crowd of up to 2,300 registered viewers.

‘A lovely mix of community’

On Monday Margo Cowan took the 50 or so people engaged in the four-week Matthew 25 study “Civil Initiative and the Engaged Church” into the work that the nonprofit Keep Tucson Together is doing to prevent the breakup and deportation of immigrant families.

More dialogue, less killing

How to put an end to the killing of schoolchildren and thousands of others in Cameroon — and ways to support Cameroonians seeking asylum in other countries, including the United States — was the topic of a webinar Tuesday attended by more than 300 people.

PC(USA) Washington Office calls on Trump to concede

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Office of Public Witness has joined the chorus of Americans calling on President Donald Trump to accept the results of this month’s election and begin the peaceful transfer of power to President-elect Joe Biden.

Beloved borderlands pastor ‘Chuy’ Gallegos Blanco dies at 63

Pastor Jesus “Chuy” Gallegos Blanco passed away peacefully at his home on Sunday, Nov. 1. He was, according to his obituary published in the Longmont (Colorado) Leader, loved by many who are grieving the loss of his life. He was 63.