‘If a bishop is not safe …’

Philippines human-rights abuses cited

Panelists address Lantos Commission, visit State Dept., testify at International Peoples Tribunal about escalating atrocities. read more »

by Jon Melegrito
on July 28, 2015

A call to end impunity in Philippines

International Peoples’ Tribunal meets in Washington, D.C., July 16-18

United Methodist Bishop Toquero will speak on behalf of Filipino people who contend civil rights have been systematically violated. read more »

by Jay Knudsen and Wayne Rhodes
on July 10, 2015

Giving hope to children

Victims of Philippines extrajudicial killings

United Methodist Baguio Area helps build better future as part of Regional Ecumenical Council in the Cordillera. read more »

July 10, 2015

Global defense spending

U.S. accounts for 34% of world total

U.S. spends nearly 3 times as much on defense as China, and more than 7 times what Russia spends. read more »

June 17, 2015

Feeling ‘strangely warmed’

Concern, advocacy for migrant workers

The global public square has become what to Wesley were the itinerant ministry and priesthood of all believers. read more »

by the Rev. Liberato Bautista
on April 24, 2015

$41,400 Peace with Justice grants go to 15 ministries around the globe

WASHINGTON, D.C. — The United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) has awarded $41,400 to 15 Peace with Justice ministries around the world. The grants are in conjunction with the denomination’s Peace with Justice Sunday, which witnesses to God's demand for a faithful, just, disarmed and... read more»

April 16, 2015

Accountability sought in killings

Filipino bishops seek impartial probe

Ecumenical prayer service held for 44 police commandos killed in clash with Muslim rebels. read more »

by Gladys Mangiduyos
on February 10, 2015

40-day climate walk ends on typhoon anniversary

‘We can't afford to lose this battle for humanity’

By highlighting vulnerable countries like the Philippines, marchers hope to encourage confronting global climate-change crisis. read more »

by Gladys Mangiduyos
on November 13, 2014

Social Principles consultations begun

Applications still open for Prague, U.S.

Consultations to consider how to make United Methodist Social Principles more succinct, theologically founded, globally relevant. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on November 04, 2014

Social-justice agency awards Ethnic Local Church grants

CHEVY CHASE, MD. — The Board of Directors of the United Methodist General Board of Church & Society (GBCS) awarded two Ethnic Local Church Grants at its fall meeting here last month. The board members also engaged each other in extensive dialogue around indigenous peoples, especially on the denomination&rsquo... read more»

October 03, 2014

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