Crime-fighting pastor takes to the streets


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Violence
St. Michael's Golden-Domed Monastery in Kyiv, Ukraine, is a foremost example of Cossack Baroque and one of the country's most recognizable landmarks. Photo by Roman Brechko, courtesy of Wikimedia Commons; graphic by UM News.

Church faces obstacles to help war-displaced

United Methodists continue to scramble to provide aid to war-displaced people in Ukraine and surrounding countries. One recent challenge: Finding new housing for displaced people in western Ukraine who had been using a school as shelter.
Human Rights
A view of the U.S. Supreme Court. United Methodists have varied reactions after the Supreme Court on June 24 overturned Roe v. Wade, holding that there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion. Photo courtesy of the Architect of the Capitol.

United Methodists react to end of Roe v. Wade

United Methodists alternately expressed fear and contentment with the U.S. Supreme Court decision released June 24 that holds there is no longer a federal constitutional right to an abortion.
Disaster Relief
Despite challenges like the gasoline shortage and having to pay customs clearance and taxes on goods, United Methodists in Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic continue to help refugees and send supplies into Ukraine. Graphic by Laurens Glass, UM News.

United Methodists continue helping Ukrainian neighbors

Despite challenges like the gasoline shortage and having to pay customs clearance and taxes on goods, churches in Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Hungary and the Czech Republic continue to help refugees and send supplies into Ukraine.