ELCA, Episcopal, and Catholic Church leaders issue statement on East Jerusalem hospitals

The Presiding Bishop and Conference of Bishops of the Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, the Presiding Bishop of The Episcopal Church on behalf of its House of Bishops, and the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committees on International Justice and Peace and Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs together wish to raise their grave concern that the Trump Administration has apparently decided to halt further U.S. humanitarian assistance to hospitals in East Jerusalem as part of a wider curtailment of U.S. funding that has been assisting the Palestinian people for many years.

En el desierto

En la Biblia hebrea el libro de Números se titula “En el desierto”. Éste comienza con una gran esperanza. Dios liberó a su pueblo de Egipto, de una amarga esclavitud, un trabajo agotador, y del infanticidio. ¡Qué liberación!

In the wilderness

In the Hebrew Bible the book of Numbers is called “In the Wilderness.” It starts with great hope. God delivered God’s people from Egypt, from bitter slavery, grinding toil and infanticide. What a delivery! The entire people—ancients, infants and everyone in...

ELCA presiding bishop responds to Pittsburgh synagogue shooting

“We are reminded that hate-filled violence knows no bounds – whether a Sikh Temple in Oak Creek, a Christian church in Charleston, or a Jewish synagogue In Pittsburgh. As people of faith, we are bound together not only in our mourning, but also in our response.”

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