The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


Religion, politics and rock 'n' roll

Lutherans may be pro “bono” when it comes to helping others, but the ELCA and rock band U2 have little else in common.

With the exception of one thing ….

While Bono and U2 rocked out against poverty at the Live 8 concerts, Lutherans and others met to address similar concerns prior to the July6-8 G8 Summit. The meeting was part of the ONE campaign, an effort by Americans to direct an added “ONE” percent of the U.S. budget to fight global AIDS and poverty.

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