Iran, Cuba, Venezuela, Russia and North Korea have at least one thing in common: They are targets of broad-based economic sanctions. As a response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, sanctions might seem like a peaceful alternative to war. They are not.
Mennonite Central Committee has raised $8.8 million to respond to the needs of the people of Ukraine. It is assessing how to use these resources as the war with Russia continues.
With increased demand for supplies in Ukraine and other countries, MCC’s inventory is getting low.
Four years into their partnership, the Dismantling the Doctrine of Discovery Coalition and Indigenous partner organization Ka’ Kuxtal Much Meyaj sent a joint delegation to the United Nations in April.
Jeanette Bissoon of Kitchener, Ont., is Mennonite World Conference’s new chief operations officer. She succeeds Len Rempel, who is moving into a pastorate after 10 years serving MWC.
Church and Peace, an ecumenical network of peace organizations in Europe that includes several Anabaptist organizations, celebrated in January when the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons became official.
After 45 years of Mennonite Mission Network ministry based in France, Janie and Neal Blough are beginning a stage of life they call reorientation rather than retirement.