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New Social Principles bulletin inserts

'Information Technology,' 'Media Violence,' 'Sexual Orientation,' 'Tobacco' added

Free resource downloadable from General Board of Church & Society website offers 36 Social Principles. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on January 15, 2014

‘Expeditiously’ close Guantanamo

Religious leaders call on president, Congress to shut detention center

President Obama announces recommitment to end keeping prisons in perpetuity in ‘no man’s land. read more »

May 15, 2013

Peace with Justice

The Peace with Justice Program aims to make shalom visible and active in people's lives and communities. The General Conference assigned the General Board of Church and Society to implement the program and called the church to "strengthen its capacity to act as a public policy advocate" in communities... Read More

‘Religious Faith, Torture and Our National Soul’

Mercer University to host event in Atlanta Sept. 11-12

Evangelical group convenes multifaith conference to secure a ‘no torture-no exceptions’ policy. read more »

July 18, 2008

Torture is wrong

Not ambiguous moral issue

2 United Methodist pastors condemn U.S. use of torture. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor,
on July 11, 2008

Banners protest U.S.-sponsored torture

Interfaith public witness during ‘Torture Awareness Month’

Participating faith communities include Protestant churches, Quakers, Roman Catholic, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhists and Sikhs. read more »

June 27, 2008

Declaration of principles on torture proposed

Executive Order sought from U.S. President

Bipartisan coalition of government, religious leaders endorses 6 principles on prisoner treatment. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor,
on June 27, 2008

Torture, the President and SMU

Appalling admission underscores criticisms of library site

President Bush admitted his involvement from the beginning in the torture of prisoners suspected of terrorist activities. read more »

by the Rev. Dr. Andrew J. Weaver
on May 09, 2008