Petition 81100

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Withhold Funding of World Council of Churches (81100-IC-NonDis)

The General Conference shall withhold funding from the World Council of Churches until it has examined whether this is the best stewardship of our apportionment monies.

Rationale

34 U.S. members of the World Council of Churches at its conference of February 18, 2006, denounced the United States for the “violence, degradation and poverty” they say our nation has caused and accused our country of “raining down terror on the truly vulnerable among our global neighbors”; and these...