Posts Tagged ‘faith leaders’

Children with HIV and AIDS need help Comments 0

Monday, June 19th, 2017

Children with HIV and AIDS need better treatment like easier to swallow drugs say the World Council of Churches and many of Kenya’s faith leaders. They are challenging pharmaceutical companies to step up and help. The situation for very sick children in Kenya is bad, the church and faith leaders say. They estimate 26,000 children Read more

UK faith leaders ask MPs to reject assisted suicide bill Comments 0

Tuesday, September 8th, 2015

Leaders of the United Kingdom’s major faith groups have called on their MPs to reject a bill that would allow legal assisted suicide. On Friday, the House of Commons will debate the Assisted Dying (No 2) Bill, put forward by Labour’s Rob Marris. The bill would allow patients judged as having no more than six Read more

US State Department seeks more engagement with faith leaders Comments 0

Friday, August 9th, 2013

The US State Department will be reaching out more to religious leaders and communities at home and abroad, news reports quoted Secretary of State John Kerry. Kerry announced on Wednesday the creation of a new “Office of Faith-Based Community Initiatives” within the State Department. “I want you to go out and engage religious leaders and Read more