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Fistula Stories announces
September 14, 2010 -- Fistula
Stories, a project of Women’s Ministries at the National Council of the
Churches of Christ,
The Curriculum, currently in its second year of
distribution, has until now focused on the connections between Christian
faith and action, helping Christians to become advocates for an end to
A new section of www.fistulastories.org features the Multi-Faith materials. Currently Jewish and Islamic Supplements are available at www.fistulastories.org/multi-faith, with Buddhist, Native American Spirituality, Sikh, and Hindu resources projected for this fall. The Supplements include text studies and prayers, and can be studied individually or together.
Obstetric Fistula, a childbirth injury that leaves women bereaved, incontinent, and shunned, is estimated to affect more than 2 million women worldwide. For more information on the causes of fistula, its cure and prevention, and ways to get involved, visit www.fistulastories.org.
Since its founding in 1950, the National Council of the Churches of Christ in the USA has been the leading force for ecumenical cooperation among Christians in the United States. The NCC's 36 member faith groups -- from a wide spectrum of Protestant, Anglican, Orthodox, Evangelical, historic African American and Living Peace churches -- include 45 million persons in more than 100,000 local congregations in communities across the nation.
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