March 23, 2017
- A key player in the campaign for this Act was the evangelical Christian MP William Wilberforce. On the 210th anniversary of his Slave Trade Act, it is worth reflecting on Wilberforce’s successful example and his lessons for Christians in politics today.
- Negotiations continue in Northern Ireland following the election on 2 March. This call to the ballot box took place only 10 months after the last election and was centred on a scandal around the Renewable Heating Incentive scheme and questions regarding the involvement of the First Minister.
March 22, 2017
Taiwan Church News
13 - 19 March, 2017
Protesting Government's New Demarcation Law Of Aborigine's Traditional Area, Taiwan Aborigines Want Their Land Back
Reported by Lin Yi-yin
On February 14, Taiwan's Council of Indigenous Peoples(CIP) announced a new law, entitled as "Demarcation Law of Aborigine's Traditional Area", caused a big furor among aboriginal society and...
A day before the expected vote March 23 by lawmakers on a bill to overhaul the health care system, faith leaders rallied the public in a march on Capitol Hill, delivering copies of sacred texts to the offices of House Speaker Paul Ryan — sharing the stories of how Christ, the Great Physician, healed the sick and the poor.
- Trump’s tougher policy felt at churches, ministries in San Antonio.
A young refugee from Africa, and an ambassador for the United Church of Christ's One Great Hour of Sharing, Esther Ngemba is speaking out as often as she can about the plight of refugees.
- When United Methodists join an ecumenical leadership-training program this week, they will be part of a 122-year-old denominational connection to the World Student Christian Federation.
[Episcopal Church Office of Public Affairs press release] Presiding Bishop and Primate Michael B. Curry and Registrar of General Convention, the Rev. Canon Michael Barlowe, have notified the Diocese of Puerto Rico that Bishop-Elect Rafael Luis Morales has received the required majority of consents in the canonical consent process.
The Rev. Canon Rafael Luis Morales was elected bishop...