Bishops from Europe and North America visited the Holy Land on their annual Coordination visit. From the Catholic Bishops Conference of England & Wales, Bishop Declan Lang (Chair of the Holy Land Coordination) and Bishop William Kenney were among the group. Pax Christi International’s Co-president, Bishop Marc Stenger was part of the delegation, along with Church of England Bishop Christopher Chessun.
‘We must not ignore the voice of people in the Holy Land’ This communique was released at the end of the week-long programme of meetings and visits promoting dialogue and peace.
Theresa Alessandro, Pax Christi’s Director wrote to Bishop Lang thanking him for the bishops’ call for a political solution, upholding international law and rejecting support for settlements. Pax Christi is also pleased that the communique affirmed those struggling by nonviolent means for justice in the region.
Read more about the Holy Land Coordination here