In its largest victory to date, the Coalition of Immokalee Workers (CIW) has signed an agreement with Walmart and its Florida tomato suppliers to uphold a stringent set of labor standards, rigorous enforcement mechanisms, and increased pay ― including an immediate “penny a pound” increase for tomato pickers in the company’s tomato supply chain.
Most Americans don’t think God or the devil will be picking the NFL playoff winners this weekend or any other sports champions.
But some will pray nonetheless, and a few will “religiously” perform little game-day rituals just in case.
More than a quarter of Colombia’s 1.4 million Indians have been forced to flee their tribal lands in recent decades, the head of the government’s program to protect indigenous peoples has said, highlighting the threat that some tribes may disappear entirely.
Steve Wright, pastor of Village Presbyterian Church in Ladera Ranch, Calif., got a call one day from a community organization asking if the 10-year-old congregation would like to participate in the community’s live nativity.
“It prompted me to ask the question ‘What can we do not just for our church, but for the community as a whole—something that is not just inviting them to a religious service, but perhaps inviting them to meet and experience God in a different way?’” Wright said.
The Rev. John Dear, a prominent peace activist and Jesuit priest, has left the Society of Jesus — the same order Pope Francis belongs to—after years of disagreements with Jesuit leaders.
It’s Sunday morning and your church is about to be picketed by America’s most notorious hate cult. And there are a hundred counter protestors coming. And the news media will show up in force. And you still need to continue your regular Sunday morning program.
Sergey Andreyev doesn’t have a driver’s license, but he is nevertheless the mayor of Tolyatti (or Togliatti), Russia’s largest center for auto production. Tolyatti was recently listed as 6th on a list of Russia’s 20 most investor-friendly cities, and its auto industry is holding its own.
La 216a Asamblea General (2004) de la Iglesia Presbiteriana (E.U.A.) autorizó la creación de una Oficina de Asuntos de Inmigración a causa del aumento y de los efectos de un sistema deteriorado de inmigración en los EE.UU. casi ya una década atrás. Esta acción llevó a la formación, unos años más tarde, de una coalición de defensa llamada Presbiterianos para una inmigración justa.
Ahora, se está avanzando para llevar estos esfuerzos al siguiente nivel.
Se llevaran a cabo dos sesiones de entrenamiento para que más ...
An evaluation committee is recommending that a proposal to separately incorporate the Stony Point Conference Center not move forward at this time – saying too many questions remain unanswered about the business plan for Stony Point and the possibility of whether it can become financially self-sustaining.
Four years after the devastating Haiti earthquake, “nearly every Haitian family struggles to overcome the travails of Haiti’s worst moment, and more than 145,000 remain without permanent shelter,” noted Church World Service (CWS) President and CEO John McCullough prior to the fourth anniversary of the Jan. 12, 2010 quake.