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Prayers for Peace in the Middle East, A Pastoral Letter from Rev. Prof. Andrew Dutney President of the Uniting Church Assembly

August 18th, 2014

Dear brothers and sisters in Christ I ask you join me in prayer for a lasting peace in the Middle East in the face of continuing violence there in recent weeks. Please pray with me for an end to hostilities in Gaza, an end to the loss of innocent civilian lives, and an end to […]

ACCJ STATEMENT ON THE CURRENT HOSTILITIES IN ISRAEL AND GAZA

August 8th, 2014

The Australian Council of Christians and Jews (ACCJ) is an organisation which seeks to foster dialogue, diversity, respect and understanding of the other between the Jewish and Christian traditions, within each of the Jewish and Christian communities and the community at large. In the face of the tragic loss of innocent civilian lives in Gaza […]

Peres to Pope Francis: Extremists are the cause of suffering in Gaza

July 31st, 2014

Pope Francis telephoned President Shimon Peres on Friday to ask him to deliver a message of peace to the people of Israel and the region as a whole. The pope called on everyone to exercise restraint and to strive for peace in the face of the Gazan crisis. He said he was particularly concerned that […]