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Statement also calls for "an end to impunity in the Holy Land" and expresses solidarity with Christian churches in the Middle East, many of which are in Palestinian areas. more

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Zimbabwe Churches Exec

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The heads of churches call for prayer, peace, respect for human dignity, a transitional government of national unity, and national dialogue in a spirit of reconciliation. more

Global Nature

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Two ecumenical Christian organizations issue a joint statement lamenting the mass shooting Oct. 1 at a country music concert in Las Vegas, Nevada. more

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As 122 nations sign a nuclear elimination treaty, a World Council of Churches executive cautions that religious communities must take a stand against nuclear proliferation. more

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Several civil society organizations in the Philippines, including some backed by the United Methodist Church there, have brought extrajudicial killings and other government abuses to a special United Nations committee. more

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