World Mission

Pandemic forces more Philippine families into poverty

As in many other places in the world, the global pandemic has pushed millions of Filipinos and their children further into poverty. But a global partner of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), The United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP), has responded in creative ways not only to feed the children’s bodies but to deal with their psychosocial needs as well.

To help Haiti, we must understand Haiti

In 2010, Cindy Corell was a journalist working in the Washington, D.C. area when she attended a lecture by Haitian-born author Edwidge Danticat.

The late Rev. Dr. George Edward Todd awarded medal by the Korean government

June 10 marked the anniversary of the start of protests for democracy that swept across the Republic of Korea in 1987.  This year on June 10, the Korean government recognized 29 people who made notable contributions to advancing democracy in Korea. Among them was the late Rev. Dr. George Edward Todd, who was awarded a Civil Merit Medal by the Republic of Korea (ROK). There were only two other awardees who were not Korean nationals. 

Palestinian refugees call on Presbyterians to support them

After two episodes focused on the United States Southern Border, the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s immigration webinar series turned its attention this week to Palestinian refugees in Gaza, the West Bank, and the broader Middle East.