Posts Tagged: statement

Church leaders issue statement in the wake of escalating violence in South Sudan

The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) deeply grieves the deaths of more than 500 people in the Republic of South Sudan and stands in prayer for the over 800 wounded there following recent outbreaks of violence in Africa’s newest country. The denomination is actively responding through World Mission, Presbyterian Disaster Assistance and its partners, and is also… Read more »

A season of prayer for peace on the Korean Peninsula

June 25th marked the beginning of the Korea War as understood in South Korea. Please join the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) (PC(USA)) and the Presbyterian Church of Korea (PCK) in a season of prayer for peace, justice, and reconciliation on the Korean Peninsula from now until August 15th, the day Korea was liberated from the Japanese… Read more »

A Joint Statement on the Peace of the Korean Peninsula

  Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and Presbyterian Church of Korea Presbyterians in the United States and Korea have a long history of shared mission as followers of Jesus Christ. Leaders of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) and the Presbyterian Church of Korea gathered from April 17 – 19, 2013 to pray and think together about future directions… Read more »

International Day of Commemoration in Memory of the Victims of the Holocaust

  The Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations joins colleagues today recognizing the International Day of Commemoration in memory of the victims of the Holocaust, and conveyed the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)’s statement on the Commemoration.  The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) issued the following statement to the United Nations community: Statement by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) on… Read more »

Statement by High Commissioner for Human Rights

Today, Ms. Navanethem Pillay, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights issued a statement the United Nations Human Rights Committee.  The statement, as distributed by the Office of the High Commissioner is available here.