Materials for Outreach to Faith Communities

Statement of the Delegation of Bishops from the Andean Region on AFTA
February 8, 2005

Latin American Bishops Urge Caution on Free Trade Agreement
Catholic News Service, December 22, 2004

Latin American Bishops Caution Against Effects of Free Trade Pacts
Catholic News Service, September 14, 2004

Joint Statement Outlines Criteria for Judging CAFTA
July 23, 2004

U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and the Bishops Secretariat of Central America
July 21, 2004

In Search of Fair and Free Trade
Diocese of Monterey, June 2004

Baptists Support Fair Trade Agreements, Oppose Unfair Ones
Association of Baptist Churches of Massachusetts, May 3, 2004

A Statement of Concern: The Churches’ Response to Free Trade Agreements
Association of Baptist Churches of Massachusetts
Read the background for the Resolution

Trade Backgrounder
U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, February 2004

Religious orders oppose trade pact
Canadian Catholic News, October 20, 2003

Holy See Proposes Fair Trade at the Service of People
ZENIT News Agency, September 15, 2003

Ethical Guidelines for International Trade
Note to Ministerial Conference of World Trade Organization, Vatican City, September 10, 2003

Latin American Bishops Denounce FTAA in Statement
Pax Cristi USA, Fall 2003

Statement of Conscience on Economic Globalization
Unitarian Universalist Association, 2003

Overture 03-33: On Opposing the Free Trade Area of the Americas in its Current Form
Presbyterian Church (USA)

Why Should People of Faith be Talking About Trade
Lutheran World Relief

Globalization and the Faith Community’s Response
Pax Christi USA

Interfaith Statement on International Trade and Investment
Interfaith Working Group on Trade and Investment, May 16, 2001

United Church of Christ, Justice and Peace Ministry: Issues briefing books 2002 and 2001 have sections describing why to oppose the FTAA and advocacy tips.

Fact Sheets

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