DIPAZ on the second round of dialogue between the Colombian government delegations and the National Liberation Army
Rev. Prof. Dr Jerry Pillay upon his installation as WCC general secretary: “God has saved me for this moment”
Ecumenical Pastoral Letter on Causes of Child Emigration from El Salvador
Brazilian pastor Valdir França joins Presbyterian World Mission as Area Coordinator for Latin America and the Caribbean, and will begin his duties at the Presbyterian Center in Louisville on Sept. 15.
Economic empowerment, gender-based violence and contextual bible study workshops in Colombia
Paulo Ueti, Anglican Alliance Regional Facilitator for Latin America and the Caribbean, joined Episcopal Relief & Development and the Anglican Service of Diaconia and Development in Colombia to facilitate workshops and share best practice on development themes.
New website brings into focus interfaith perspectives on climate change
Plans are advancing for the Interfaith Summit on Climate Change, to be held in New York from 21 to 22 September. A new website featuring interfaith perspectives on climate change, highlighting the upcoming summit, has recently gone online.
We are Israeli reservists. We refuse to serve.
Whenever the Israeli army drafts the reserves — which are made up of ex-soldiers — there are dissenters, resisters, and AWOLers among the troops called to war. Now that Israel has sent troops to Gaza again and reserves are being summoned to service, dozens are refusing to take part.
The Conflict between Israel and Palestine
“Before the scenes that challenge our minds and hearts, it is impossible for us to stay quiet in the face of injustice, violence and oppression. The conflict between Israel and Palestine has reached unsupportable levels of human rights violations and of excessive Israeli military force against the people who live in the region of Gaza”: Anglican Archbishop of Brazil, Francisco de Assis da Silva
Social and human economy
We need an economy that is far from the wills dictated by the global financial markets and which approaches the conditions that lead to social and human welfare and well-being.
Why I Am Risking Arrest at the White House with 135 Faith and Immigrant Leaders
Today, I have decided to risk arrest with more than 135 other faith and immigrant rights leaders outside of the White House. I have not come to this decision lightly, but out of my deep discontent and disappointment at the lack of action by our President to stop the needless deportations of millions of immigrants and the suggestion that our nation should expedite the deportation of thousands of Central American children who are fleeing violence and seeking protection.
“Giving a voice to those silenced by the system”: Radio journalist Santiago García Gago
Spanish journalist and author of “Handbook for tech-illiterate radio journalists” (“Manual para radialistas analfatécnicos”), a tool for teaching technical skills to those who wish to work in radio,Santiago García Gago has been travelling across Latin America for more than 15 years, working in radio and teaching how to work in radio within the community and indigenous spheres.