On this episode of Feudal Future, hosts Joel Kotkin and Marshall Toplansky are joined by Rev. John L. McCullough, President Emeritus of Church World Service. CWS is a global ecumenical organization specializing in Development and Humanitarian Assistance, Immigration and Refugee Services, Justice and Human Rights. Headquartered in NYC with primary offices in: Bangkok, Belgrade, Buenos Aires, Elkhart (IN), Hanoi, Islamabad, Jakarta, Miami, Nairobi, Phnom Phen, Vientiane, Washington, D.C. CWS is also branded as CROP Hunger Walks, and is a major sponsor of the Ecumenical Advocacy Days. Mission Statement: Church World Service works with partners to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice around the world.
[4:00] Marshall opens up the discussion asking Rev. John what the impact of covid has had on faith-based organizations
[6:45] Joel and Rev. John discuss how developing countries respond to crises without relying on the government
[22:15] Marshall and Rev. John dive into the effect COVID is having on refugees and resettlement across the world
[32:00] Rev. John ends the episode with how religion will reinvent itself through this pandemic
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