Middle East

Wednesday, April 12, 2006 - 00:00

Presiding Bishop Frank Griswold has issued a Call to Action in response to the "impending humanitarian tragedy [which is] unfolding ... throughout the Holy Land," in which he asks members of the Episcopal Church "for prayers in every congregation,...

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Friday, April 5, 2002 - 00:00

April 5, 2002 The Honorable George W. Bush President of the United States The White House 1600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW Washington, DC 20500 Dear Mr. President: Amid the terrible surge of violence in the Holy Land, I wish to thank you for your...

Monday, April 1, 2002 - 19:00

The current round of violence in Israel and the occupied territories has brought the crisis to its lowest and most dangerous ebb in many years. Neither the present unconscionable round of suicide bombings, born of years of occupation, nor the...

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Tuesday, March 5, 2002 - 19:00

The unbreakable cycle of violence which was set in motion by Ariel Sharon's provocative visit to the Temple Mount in Jerusalem some 18 months ago has led to a tragic loss of Israeli and Palestinian lives, many of them innocent civilians. For the...

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Wednesday, November 1, 2000 - 00:00

November 1st, 2000 Dear friends in Christ: I write with a heavy heart, knowing that people on all sides of the difficult questions in the Middle East are grieving as the violence continues. I have remained in regular communication over these last...