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In final vote, General Assembly affirms issues other petitions raised

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In final vote, General Assembly affirms issues other petitions raised

Delegates affirm importance of issues raised by three proposed Actions of Immediate Witness that did not make it onto the final agenda.

Christopher L. Walton | 6/29/2018

Unitarian Universalists offer homes to asylum seekers in caravan

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Unitarian Universalists offer homes to asylum seekers in caravan

Central American asylum seekers, fleeing violence at home, may be released from detention centers to sponsors’ homes.

Elaine McArdle | 6/1/2018

Hungarian Unitarian Church votes to support only male-female marriages

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Hungarian Unitarian Church votes to support only male-female marriages

In response, Unitarian Universalist leaders in North America express ‘deep concern.’

Elaine McArdle | 11/13/2017 | Spring 2018

Refugees at home

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Refugees at home

Peter and Phyllis Morales have quietly shared their home with the family of two Mayan human rights activists since 2014.

Elaine McArdle | 5/29/2017 | Summer 2017

Palestinian rights resolution fails at UUA General Assembly

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Palestinian rights resolution fails at UUA General Assembly

Business resolution focused on UUA investment practices regarding corporations involved in occupation of Palestine.

Christopher L. Walton | 6/26/2016

Speakers at GA workshop call for Palestinian rights

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Speakers at GA workshop call for Palestinian rights

Panelists, audience voice strong support for Palestinians.

Elaine McArdle | 6/24/2016

In new model for difficult GA topics, panelists discuss divestment

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In new model for difficult GA topics, panelists discuss divestment

Four individuals share personal stories, discuss difficulty of the topic.

Elaine McArdle | 6/24/2016

Rabbi Jacobs: Why I raised divestment concerns during celebration

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Rabbi Jacobs: Why I raised divestment concerns during celebration

Concerned about ‘imbalanced’ debate, Rabbi Rick Jacobs challenged divestment resolution during GA’s Opening Celebration.

Elaine McArdle | 6/23/2016

UUA’s United Nations rep leads NGO group

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UUA’s United Nations rep leads NGO group

Bruce Knotts chosen to lead executive committee of nongovernmental organizations associated with UN Department of Public Information.

Elaine McArdle | 4/11/2016 | Summer 2016

UUA will vote on divestment to protest Israel’s practices

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UUA will vote on divestment to protest Israel’s practices

UUA and its Common Endowment Fund are already adding a new human rights screen for investments.

Elaine McArdle | 3/28/2016

News brief: Unitarians flee violent unrest in Burundi

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News brief: Unitarians flee violent unrest in Burundi

Many members of Unitarian church have joined their minister in exile in another country.

Christopher L. Walton | 12/22/2015

News brief: ICUU asks supporters to stop writing on behalf of Burundian minister

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News brief: ICUU asks supporters to stop writing on behalf of Burundian minister

International supporters urge quieter forms of support for the Rev. Fulgence Ndagijimana, Unitarian minister now in exile elsewhere in Africa.

Christopher L. Walton | 12/8/2015

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