COP21 delegation prepares to advocate church’s climate policies in Paris
As United Nations member states meet just outside Paris to construct and international agreement aimed at transitioning the world toward resilient, low-carbon societies and economies, an Episcopal delegation prepares to take its place alongside other civil society and nongovernmental organizations.
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Japan’s churches call for end to racial discrimination
Representatives from 20 Japanese churches, including the Nippon Sei Ko Kai (NSKK – the Anglican Episcopal Church in Japan), have called on the Japanese government to “eliminate racial discrimination” in the country and to introduce laws to “outlaw hate speech and other forms of discrimination.” They make the call with a confession that, in the past, the churches “stood aside and watched as minorities suffered under the violence of hate speech.”
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