‘A common Christian heritage’

President Obama’s decision on Cuba praised

United Methodist social-justice agency applauds intention to normalize U.S. relations with Cuba. read more »

December 18, 2014

Social-justice agency applauds President Obama’s intention to normalize U.S. relations with Cuba

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) of The United Methodist Church applauds President Barack Obama’s instructions to Secretary of State John Kerry to immediately begin discussions with Cuba with the intent of re-establishing diplomatic relations, including re-opening an embassy in Havana. Our... read more»

December 17, 2014

End travel ban on Cuba

188 countries condemn U.S. embargo

Kennedy-imposed sanctions 52 years ago have ‘caused incalculable’ human damage. read more »

by Latin America Working Group
on February 11, 2014

Uruguay Methodist leader dies

The Rev. Emilio Castro, 85, combined faith with commitment to justice

Helped define global ecumenical movement as top executive of the World Council of Churches from 1985-92. read more »

by Linda Bloom
on April 10, 2013

Deteriorating human rights

Honduras called most dangerous country

Call your U.S. senators to demand suspension of aid to the Honduras police and military until human rights improve and the total impunity they enjoy is suspended. read more »

by Nan McCurdy
on February 03, 2012