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Police in tumultuous Burundi are holding Unitarian minister

UU World - Thu, 2015-12-10 12:22

International supporters raise alarm after arrest of the Rev. Fulgence Ndagijimana, who founded a Unitarian church in the east African country in 2002.

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Clergy Show Support for Planned Parenthood

UUA Top Stories - Wed, 2015-12-09 14:25
UU World reports, "For many UUs, the November 27 shooting deaths of three people at a Planned Parenthood clinic are a horrifying example of the escalating war against women’s reproductive rights that demands a loud and clear response from the liberal religious community."
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Celebrate Your Holidays With Us

UUA Top Stories - Wed, 2015-12-09 11:01
Unitarian Universalism is a place for multiplicity, honoring multiple traditions, heritages, holidays, and customs. This season we sing carols and listen to sublime and heartfelt music. We hear and speak words that inspire. We pray and meditate. We experience more hope and more peace, even amidst the stresses of our lives and the devastations of the world.
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Teach Us To Look for You

UUA Top Stories - Wed, 2015-12-09 09:54
Spirit of the Living God.... Teach us to look for you in places we would not expect to find you. —Fr. Austin Fleming
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UUA president calls efforts to bar refugees ‘unconscionable’

UU World - Mon, 2015-12-07 10:49

Unitarian Universalist Service Committee urges people to call Congress in support of Syrian refugees fleeing ISIS.

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Board expresses regret for ‘enflamed debate’ of Black Lives Matter resolution

UU World - Mon, 2015-12-07 10:49

At October meeting, UUA Board of Trustees acknowledges ‘hurt’ at 2015 General Assembly.

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Holy curiosity and holy trouble

UU World - Mon, 2015-12-07 10:49

At the Parliament of the World’s Religions and at a conference of LGBTQ religious leaders, my heart reawakened. 

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Ban a hymn for the bottom line?

UU World - Mon, 2015-11-30 15:53

An Austin, Texas, church auctioned off rights to block a hymn from use for a year.

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Spreading Christmas Cheer

UUA Top Stories - Mon, 2015-11-30 11:15
Alex Gramling, member of First Religious Society Unitarian Universalist in Newburyport, Massachusetts, is the founder of Christmas Tree Santas, a nonprofit that gives away Christmas trees to families in need. Read the full story in UU World.
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Fight Like Hell for the Living

UUA Top Stories - Mon, 2015-11-30 10:04
How do we make the essence of Transgender Day of Remembrance a 24/7 issue of welcome and inclusion within our communities and congregations? Dr. Janice Marie Johnson, UUA Multicultural Ministries and Leadership Director shares her thoughts.
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A stitch through time

UU World - Sun, 2015-11-29 18:57

A Portland women’s group sewed its way to a religious home.

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Retaining our humanity

UU World - Sun, 2015-11-29 18:57

We can become a more spiritually resilient faith.

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What churches learn when they proclaim Black Lives Matter

UU World - Mon, 2015-11-23 16:27

Predominately white congregations reflect on the pushback and vandalism they experience for affirming “Black Lives Matter.”

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In the hot zone

UU World - Mon, 2015-11-23 15:08

When Ebola began ravaging West Africa, Dr. Patricia Ruze was determined to help.

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Was the pope’s visit a turning point for climate justice?

UU World - Mon, 2015-11-23 15:08

Many Unitarian Universalists hope Pope Francis’s leadership will spur action on climate justice.

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Better than human?

UU World - Sat, 2015-11-21 14:41

Who receives the benefits of shiny new technology, and who bears its risks?

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Showing up For Our Siblings in Burundi

UUA Top Stories - Fri, 2015-11-20 16:33
Recently the Unitarian Church of Burundi was attacked and its minister, the Rev. Fulgence Ndagijimana,  was arrested at gunpoint. We call upon the government of Burundi to immediately cease and desist the persecution of the Unitarian Church and its members.
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‘Come and join us’

UU World - Thu, 2015-11-19 13:39

Enthusiastic and growing, a lay-led Colorado fellowship invites its first minister.

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Refugee Backlash Response

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2015-11-19 11:54
UUA President issued a statement in response to the recent Syrian refugee backlash. It begins, "After the tragic terrorist attacks in Paris and Beirut, I had hoped that our elected leaders would act with love and courage for all victims of terrorism. But unfortunately, they have not..."
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A New Perspective on Climate Justice

UUA Top Stories - Thu, 2015-11-19 09:35
In this new Beacon Press book, author Wen Stephenson tells his personal story of becoming an unlikely radical and argues that today's climate justice movement is less like environmentalism and more like the great human rights struggles of the past, like abolitionism and civil rights.
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