The problem of mass incarceration is more complicated than we thought

February 09, 2017 by Alex Mikulich (Books review) Locked In by John Pfaff Locking Up Our Own by James Forman We live in a so-called post-fact, post-truth era when politicians and media attempt to manipulate public opinion to their … [Continue reading]

NATIONAL FUND FOR SACRED PLACES

NATIONAL FUND FOR SACRED PLACES ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS THROUGH MAY 1, 2017   With aging churches throughout the nation facing decay and physical distress, last November Partners for Sacred Places and the National Trust for Historic … [Continue reading]

More than 5,000 Congolese Mennonites in hiding

The Mennonite 4.6. 2017  Written By: Lynda Hollinger-Janzen, Mennonite Mission Network Mennonite church members report increasing violence in Democratic Republic of Congo’s Central Kasaï Province, where Michael J. Sharp died on a United … [Continue reading]

Stutzman to retire as Mennonite Executive Director in 2018

    4.3. 2017 Written By: Mennonite Church USA staff Ervin Stutzman, executive director of Mennonite Church USA, has announced his retirement effective in spring 2018. He has served in the role since January 2010. The … [Continue reading]

U.S. Bishops Chairman Commends Life Protections in AHCA, Expresses Concerns about harmful provisons that Will Impact the Poor

March 20, 2017 WASHINGTON—In a letter sent to the U.S. House of Representatives, Bishop Frank J. Dewane of Venice, Florida notes that, while the recently introduced American Health Care Act (AHCA) commendably contains key provisions in defense … [Continue reading]