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Kairos Palestine issues Bethlehem Call after Conference

Posted on December 13, 2011 by Julie Brenton Rowe

The blog of the Peace Not Walls campaign of the ELCA does not endorse the content of items posted or linked by authors. The document known as the “Bethlehem Call” contains several elements not in agreement with ELCA policy concerning Israel and Palestine. 

Kairos Palestine led a conference in Bethlehem called ‘Kairos for Global Justice Encounter” in December that gathered participants from 15 countries  to see current realities on the ground and what has changed since December, 2009, when the initial Kairos Palestine group issued their ”Word of faith, hope and love from the heart of Palestinian suffering.”  They issued what they are calling “The Bethlehem Call.”

Read the full statement here (PDF document).

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  1. leonard jankowski said,

    on December 24th, 2011 at 5:02 am

    The arabs have no right to the promised land.

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