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DR Congo Peacemaking

File photo by Mike DuBose, UMNS

Civil conflicts and natural disasters are but two of the challenges facing United Methodists in the Democratic Republic of Congo, writes Dr. David W. Scottt of UM & Global. more

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Bishop & Farmers

Photo courtesy of Gladys P. Mangiduyos, UMNS

For a global denomination such as The United Methodist Church, Christian responses to diverse political situations requires giving church leaders the flexibility to do what is most right for their contexts, writes Dr. David W. Scott. more

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Vincent Machozi

Photo Courtesy of Boston Today

The Rev. Vincent Machozi, an alumnus of UMC-related Boston University School of Theology, was gunned down March 20 in the Democratic Republic of Congo, apparently for his work in documenting human rights abuses in the war-torn country. more

Advocating Justice

Health Clinic

Photo Courtesy of Bob Walters

Newly appointed church official Bob Walters expresses his anger at how the UMC has abandoned its people in the Democratic Republic of Congo, where a devastating civil war has raged. more

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