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Israel/Palestine: interfaith pilgrimage is not enough

Episcopal Peace Fellowship’s Palestine Israel Network argues that there needs to be more than interfaith pilgrimages if peace is to come to the Holy Land.

EPF PIN offers an alternate vision to the interfaith pilgrimage model of General Convention 2012’s Resolution B019: “Standing against Injustice”

…when we have come home from our time in Palestine and Israel and sought to share our understanding and experiences we realized that our understanding often differs from commonly held perceptions and misinformation about the region. Moreover, […]

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Presiding Bishop part of interfaith pilgrimage to Holy Land

Episcopal News Service has been reporting on Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori’s participation in an interfaith delegation to the Holy Land, during the week of Prayer for Christian Unity:

In seeking a peaceful resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, people of faith need to be effective partners committed to hearing multiple narratives, say members of a broad U.S. interfaith delegation, led by Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Katharine Jefferts Schori, during a weeklong pilgrimage to the Holy Land.

The 15-member delegation of Jews, Christians […]

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