GA repudiates Doctrine of Discovery

Sunday, June 24, 2012
Youth Caucus speaks in favor of repudiating the Doctrine of Discovery (©Nancy Pierce)

The General Assembly voted overwhelmingly Sunday afternoon to repudiate the Doctrine of Discovery. The doctrine is the premise that European Christian explorers who “discovered” other lands had the…

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Delegates refine Doctrine of Discovery resolution

Friday, June 22, 2012
Ted Fetter (©Nancy Pierce)

Thursday afternoon around a hundred delegates attended a mini-assembly to finalize the language for a responsive resolution on the Doctrine of Discovery. Delegates will vote on it Sunday….

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GA learns about Doctrine of Discovery on first day

Thursday, June 21, 2012
Steve Newcomb (©Nancy Pierce)

Many people at General Assembly might not have known much about the Doctrine of Discovery, but that all changed at the opening plenary Wednesday night. The doctrine is…

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Witness and worship on tap at Justice GA

Monday, June 18, 2012
UUA President Peter Morales, 2011 General Assembly

General Assembly 2012, the long-awaited “Justice GA,” is here. Unitarian Universalists will converge in Phoenix, Ariz., June 20 for five days of social justice education, witnessing, and worship….

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