Peacemaking

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November 30, 2009

The Provincial Standing Committee of the Episcopal Church of the Sudan (ECS), meeting Nov. 23-27 in Rumbek, issued a statement saying that the peace process is on the brink of collapse and urging renewed national and international focus on the political processes of the upcoming elections and...

November 20, 2009

A cleric who has in the past spoken out against injustices emanating from violence that ravages people in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo due to regional inter-ethnic violence has said he is now afraid to talk about it. The Congolese bishop, who wished not be named, said a Rwandan...

October 19, 2009

The Rev. Canon Brian Grieves' 21 years of ministry at the Episcopal Church Center in New York have provided the underpinning of advocacy, peace and justice work throughout the Anglican Communion, according to recent tributes that have been pouring in from colleagues and friends. "Brian Grieves...

August 7, 2009

The Honorable Hillary Rodham Clinton Secretary of State United States Department of State Washington, DC 20520

Dear Madam Secretary,

We are writing to express our grave concern about the eviction of 50 Palestinians from their homes in the Sheikh Jarrah section of East Jerusalem...

June 23, 2009

Dear Friends,

For six years, I have been honored to be Director of Government Relations for the Episcopal Church. During this time, my advocacy on behalf of the church has been centered on Middle East peace. I write to you now because for the first time in these six years there is an...

June 3, 2009

A diverse group of U.S. Christian leaders has written to President Barack Obama following his historic June 4 speech in Cairo saying they stand ready to support "robust U.S. peacemaking efforts to achieve Israeli-Palestinian peace."

Signed by Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori...

May 22, 2009

President Barack Obama's efforts towards a two-state solution in Israel/Palestine and lasting peace in the Middle East continue to be a source of optimism for the global religious community.

In a May 17 letter to the White House, Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori joined Jewish,...

May 19, 2009

Sri Lankan church leaders say the end of the country's 26-year civil war announced by the government is a signal to address grievances and to ensure citizens from all ethnic and religious groups can feel proud of their nation.

The island nation's President Mahinda Rajapaksa on May 19...

March 19, 2009

Anglican Bishop in Jerusalem Suheil Dawani, Greek Catholic Archbishop Elias Chacour and Lutheran Bishop Munib Younan were granted permission to enter Gaza March 10 to make a pastoral visit to the Al Ahli Arab Hospital, an institution of the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem.

Dawani and...

March 4, 2009

Anglican church leaders from the Sudan, Uganda and the north eastern region of the Democratic Republic of the Congo have sent a petition to British Prime Minister Gordon Brown appealing for his government's assistance in ending the brutal attacks by the so-called Lord's Resistance Army (LRA)....

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