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Peace & Justice
The need for companies to refrain from infringing upon the human rights of others was emphasized in an Ecumenical Advocacy Days workshop this week.
Conditions in Cuba and the effects of U.S. sanctions on the island nation were highlighted during a panel discussion moderated by Catherine Gordon of the Presbyterian Office of Public Witness as part of Ecumenical Advocacy Days.
As participants in Ecumenical Advocacy Days prepared to meet their congressional representatives with urgent pleas for human and civil rights, the Rev. Dr. Liz Theoharis directed participants to a sometimes-forgotten part of the crucifixion story.
An International Peacemaker from Rwanda will visit the United States this fall to share how the country has evolved since the genocide against the Tutsis in 1994.
Dr. Barbara Williams-Skinner regularly prays for and with congressional leaders from both political parties and sends daily Scripture passages to many lawmakers. The co-founder and CEO of the Skinner Leadership Institute delivered the first plenary talk Monday during Ecumenical Advocacy Days, an online event that concludes Wednesday and includes attendees and leaders from the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).
Yemen is the largest humanitarian crisis in the world, with 23.7 million in need of help, including 13 million children.
Ecumenical Advocacy Days roared from 0 to 60 Monday in the short span of a sermon preached by one of the nation’s most gifted preachers, the Rev. Dr. Otis Moss III, senior pastor of Trinity United Church of Christ in Chicago.
Producing a film that makes a difference starts with relationships and gets to the big screen by talking with and listening to people whose voices aren’t often heard.
Two-thirds of the way through Wednesday’s session of CPJ Training, moderator Christian Brooks of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s Office of Public Witness turned the conversation to today’s headlines.
The health of a village chief in Malawi had been deteriorating for about a year. Thinking that he was under the influence of people considered to be witches in the central African community, the chief declined to seek professional diagnosis and treatment.