Seeking peace. Striving for justice. Together.
Our partners in the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship have asked that we share the information below from our partners in ministry of the Iglesia Presbiteriana de Colombia.
Yesterday we received an urgent communication from the Rev. Jaira Barriga of the Presbytery of the North Coast in Colombia concerning the murder on April 12, 2013, of a young man, Narcisco Enrique Teheran Mejia. His murder followed a series of death threats and paramilitary operations in an area called El Tamarindo in the municipality of Galapa, near the city of Barranquilla. Mr. Teheran was the son of a land restitution activist and was ...
Presbyterian efforts to support our sisters and brothers in Colombia in their efforts to protect human rights continue.
The Presbyterian Church of Colombia has stated its opposition to the Colombia Free Trade Agreement and has called the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) to join in advocacy against its passage.
Presbyterians have called President Obama. The Office of Public Witness helped organize and plan an interfaith prayer breakfast.
On July 11, four members of the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship were arrested during a peaceful, nonviolent witness.
Now you can call your member of Congress to vote no on the Colombia Free Trade ...