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Christian Left rejects Hamas boycott

Discussion in '2006 Archive' started by Ben W, Apr 15, 2006.

  1. Ben W

    Ben W Active Member
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    Apr. 14, 2006 2:17 | Updated Apr. 14, 2006 20:32
    Christian Left rejects Hamas boycott

    Leaders of the Christian left in Europe and the US are backing calls by the patriarchs and heads of churches in Jerusalem for the EU and the US to resume aid to Hamas.

    The head of America's Episcopal Church, Presiding Bishop Frank T. Griswold, released an Easter letter on April 13 warning that "an impending humanitarian tragedy is unfolding" in Palestine.

    In a "plea to both the relevant government bodies of the world and to our church membership," Griswold asked that "all necessary aid be made available through non-government and, where possible, through government structures" to the Palestinians.

    Griswold chided US and EU policy of withdrawing from working with Hamas, saying, "Unilateral action does not lead to reconciliation" and that a "breakdown of the infrastructure of Palestinian society at this moment can only lead to further chaos, lawlessness and deep suffering."

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  2. Joseph_Botwinick

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    This is no surprise. There is no such thing as a Christian Left. They are the religious left fundamentalist.

    Joseph Botwinick