These policy statements have been developed by spokespersons for member churches and approved at an annual assembly.

These statements provide the basis for the voice the Council provides on public issues.

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Adopted in 2014 as a revision of a 1994 statement, this is a call to give priority to children's needs.


Given a revised section on Juvenile Justice in 2014, this statement includes such topics as re-entry after incarceration, access to legal services, and support for ending the death penalty.


Concerning the cancellation of debts of 41 countries.


Reforma de Inmigracion


This longer version includes appendices to assist studies of racism.


This shorter version does not include optional study materials.


This statement explores how the Council approaches topics on which we find disagreement among our member churches.