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People of faith respond to threats of attack on Syria

 

As President Obama brings his case for a military strike on Syria to the U.S. Congress and the U.S. public for their approval, people of faith speak out with a strong voice to oppose the use of violence. On Saturday, September 7, Pope Francis led a prayer vigil for peace in Syria and the Middle East; it is estimated that 100,000 people attended at St. Peter's Square. (Source: Catholic News Service)
 
On September 9, several folks visited the offices of every member of the U.S. Congress and hand-delivered a letter from Marie Dennis, co-president of Pax Christi International.
 
 
Are you on Twitter? Please help us propose nonviolent solutions in Syria through the following Thunderclap.  
 
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“People of faith say #engage_UN #negotiate #Syria. Create #zones_of_peace #nonviolent_answers_exist. Dont attack Syria http://thndr.it/14yLjtc
 
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