Posts Tagged: economics

Call to prayer on the International Day of Peace

The  World Council of Churches calls churches and congregations around the world to prayer on the International Day of Peace: 21 September. Participants are especially invited to pray and act together for a just peace in communities, nations and the world. Prayers from different parts of the world will be shared through online means, including… Read more »

Economic implications of the occupation

All living has economic implications.

At the March 23 Compassion, Peace and Justice Training Day and on March 24 at Ecumenical Advocacy Days, Mark Koenig, Director of the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations, led a workshop that provided an introduction to the economic implications of Israel’s Occupation of Palestinian territory.

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An election in a country where many hunger

By Matt Lang To understand the elections in the Philippines, you need to first understand a bit about the economics of the Philippines. There are many statistics that I could roll out, but allow me to start with one: 40%…

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The economy and faith communities

Interfaith Worker Justice (IWJ) has a question: How has the current economic climate impacted your faith community? They have developed a congregational survey to answer that question. The brief survey will help IWJ get a snapshot of activities around the…

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