Tag Archive: Social Justice

Working for social justice in East Congo

United Methodists in East Congo communities ravaged by war, diseases, rape and insecurity welcomed the denomination’s social justice agency for a July seminar on issues such as conflict resolution, social justice, violence against women and the fight to end malaria.

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Reaching out to rape survivors in Congo

Church and Society leaders discuss how the church can help survivors in a country where rape has been a weapon of war.

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Expert: Treatment necessary to break malaria cycle

A physician from Norway joined Church and Society leaders in leading a training session in central Congo.

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Church official: In Congo, every day is 9/11

The United Methodist Board of Church and Society meets with leaders in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where ongoing violence tops agenda.

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Reactions to Trayvon Martin’s death in context

Before any people ignore the gravity of the response of black individuals like myself to the killing of Trayvon Martin and the trial of his killer, I suggest they turn in the United Methodist Hymnal to No. 519, “Lift Every Voice and Sing.”

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