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Statement on President Obama's Action on Cuba

April 14, 2015 — Today, President Obama submitted a report notifying Congress of his intention to remove Cuba from the State Sponsors of Terrorism list. »

End extreme poverty by 2030: CWS joins World Bank in #faith2endpoverty effort

April 9, 2015 — Global humanitarian agency Church World Service today joined communities of faith around the world to call for a bolder commitment to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030, as part of the World Bank’s Moral and Spiritual Imperative. »


April 8, 2015 — Following years of armed conflict, millions in Iraq remain displaced from their homes and beyond reach of conventional humanitarian aid sources. UNHCR and other humanitarian organizations have not been able to protect all those in need of assistance due to repeated wars and insecurity in the country. This has caused great concern for the lack of appropriate aid to the affected people; especially women, children and the elderly. »

CWS Condemns Attack on Kenyan Students

April 6, 2015 — CWS' response to the attack on Kenyan Students »

Faith Groups Challenge Fifth Circuit Court on President’s Immigration Actions

April 6, 2015 — Today, Church World Service and 18 other faith-based organizations filed an amicus brief in support of the Obama Administration's executive actions on immigration with the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. »

Berry UMC Offers New Home to Refugee Women’s Center in Chicago

March 31, 2015 — There are more refugees in the world today than at any point since the Second World War. »

Understanding and Addressing Root Causes of Central American Migration to US

March 31, 2015 — CWS urges members to consider the context of violence and poverty that are forcing children and families to flee from Central America. »
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