Peacemaking

Peacemaking

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August 11, 2008

The Honorable George W. BushThe White HouseWashington, DC

Dear Mr. President:

We have read with great interest discussion of the possible opening of a U.S. Interests Section in Tehran. Based on our own experience, we write to support such action as an important step toward...

August 5, 2008

Since the beginning of the 2003 war, millions of Iraqis have been displaced inside Iraq and throughout the region. The largest concentrations of refugees are in Jordan and Syria. These refugees were forced to flee targeted persecution...

July 23, 2008

The Hon. Howard L. Berman, Chair House Foreign Affairs Committee 2170 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515

The Hon. Ileana Ros-Lehtinen, Ranking Member House Foreign Affairs Committee B360 Rayburn House Office Building Washington, DC 20515

Dear Chairman Berman and...

July 16, 2008

Churches for Middle East Peace (CMEP) has joined six other American organizations in sending a letter on July 15 to U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice asking that she urge Israel to permit hundreds of students in Gaza who have been admitted to foreign universities to exit the embattled...

July 3, 2008

Archbishop Thabo Makgoba of Cape Town July 2 called on the Southern African Development Community to establish mechanisms in Zimbabwe to bring about an end to political violence.

Makgoba, primate of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, also urged Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF to...

June 13, 2008

With elections this fall and a new Congress and administration taking office in January 2009, the Episcopal voice on public policy should be "a full-bodied chorus in Washington," says the Rev. Canon Brian Grieves, senior director for Mission Centers and Advocacy Center director for the...

June 9, 2008

After Nobel Peace Prize laureate Archbishop Desmond Tutu, visited the Gaza strip recently, he called what was happening there a "gross violation of human rights" and noted that peace can only come when enemies sit down and talk.

"True security and peace will not come from the...

June 5, 2008

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Presiding Bishop Mark S. Hanson have issued a joint statement calling for prayer and action for the people of Sudan following a new wave of violence in Abyei that "has threatened the resumption of widespread...

June 5, 2008

Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori and Evangelical Lutheran Church in America Presiding Bishop Mark S. Hanson have issued a joint statement calling for prayer and action for the people of Sudan following a new wave of violence in Abyei that "has threatened the resumption of widespread...

June 5, 2008

The Most Rev. Katharine Jefferts SchoriPresiding Bishop and PrimateThe Episcopal Church

The Rev. Mark S. HansonPresiding BishopEvangelicalLutheranChurch inAmerica

Over the past several weeks,...

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