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Church Leaders Question Drift toward War with Iraq
Central Committee of World Council of Churches publishes statement.

The Central Committee of the World Council of Churches on August 30, 2002, published a statement on war against Iraq from church leaders in the United States, United Kingdom, and Canada. The statement calls upon the US and British governments to use restraint in "the apparent drift towards military confrontation in Iraq". The signatories of the statement are: Rev. Kathryn K. Bannister (United Methodist Church, USA), Rev. Alyson Barnett-Cowan (Anglican Church of Canada) Dr Marion S. Best (United Church of Canada), Rev. Ruth A. Bottoms (Baptist Union of Great Britain), Ms Lois McCullough Dauway (United Methodist Church, USA), Rev. Dr Robert Edgar (National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA), The Rt Rev. C. Christopher Epting (Episcopal Church, USA), Ms Alice-Jean Finlay (Anglican Church of Canada), Rev. Douglass Fromm (Reformed Church in America), Ms Anne Glynn-Mackoul (Greek Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and all the East, USA), Rev. Dr David Goodbourn (Churches Together in Britain and Ireland), Rev. Wesley Granberg-Michaelson (Reformed Church in America), Rev. Dr Richard A. Grounds (United Methodist Church, USA), Rev. Dr Richard L. Hamm (Christian Church Disciples of Christ in the USA and Canada), Ms. Elenie K. Huszagh (National Council of Churches of Christ in the USA), Archbishop Mor Cyril Aphrem Karim (Syrian Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch and all the East), USA, Rev. Dr Clifton Kirkpatrick (Presbyterian Church USA), The Very Rev. Leonid Kishkovsky (Orthodox Church in America), Rev. Stan McKay (United Church of Canada), Rev. Roy Medley (American Baptist Churches in the USA), The Rt Rev. Barry Morgan (Church in Wales), Mr Naboth M. Muchopa (Methodist Church, UK), Ms Jennifer Nagel (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America), Mr Arthur Norman (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America), Dr Bernice Powell-Jackson (United Church of Christ, USA), Rev. Dr Bruce W. Robbins (United Methodist Church, USA), The Rt Rev. Barry Rogerson (Church of England), The Rt Rev. Telmor Sartison (Evangelical Lutheran Church in Canada), Rev. Dr Robert E. Sawyer (Moravian Church in America, Southern Province), Rev. Norman Shanks (Church of Scotland), Rev. Dr David Thompson (Disciples Ecumenical Consultative Council), Rev. Jill Thornton (United Reformed Church of England), Rev. Dr Angelique Walker-Smith (National Baptist Convention, USA, Inc.), Rev. Gethin Williams (Churches Together in Wales Cytun), Ms Louise Williams (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America), Rev. Robina Winbush (Presbyterian Church USA), Bishop McKinley Young (African Methodist Episcopal Church, USA).




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