[Francophones] Fwd: Bishop Pierre calls for prayer for Congo on 23 November
bishop at tec-europe.org
Lun 17 Nov 09:36:30 GMT 2008
Ce que je demande à nos paroisses...
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> De : Bishop <bishop at tec-europe.org>
> Date : 17 novembre 2008 10:35:40 HNEC
> Objet : Bishop Pierre calls for prayer for Congo on 23 November
> Dear colleagues,
> As you know, the situation in the Democratic Republic of Congo
> continues to fester. Much is still underreported. In addition to the
> crisis in the Goma region, there are two areas of rebel activity in
> Congo which have not hit the news: the Dungu area, in the north,
> where the Lord’s Resistance Army has attacked villages and abducted
> adults and children in recent weeks, and also the Gety/Aveba/
> Nyankunde region, close to Bunia, where a new militia group emerged
> in late September and displaced many people from their homes.
> Our Anglican sisters and brothers in those areas have been deeply
> affected, and are in the forefront of relief efforts and peacemaking.
> I am echoing Archbishop Fidèle Dirokpa's call for a day of prayer
> for peace in the Congo on Sunday 23 November.
> You can use the following prayer, if you like, or do your own.
> O God of peace and abundant life,
> You call peacemakers your children.
> Let your Holy Spirit guide and govern all those who are making peace
> in Congo,
> and give them success,
> So that all your people may have that abundant life promised through
> your beloved Son, Jesus Christ,
> who lives and reigns with you and the same Spirit, one God in Holy
> Trinity. Amen.
> Episcopal Relief and Development is sending aid. Please encourage
> your people to help in any way they can—prayer first, but also
> material help as well. See http://www.er-d.org/ for information on
> sending direct help.
> Here is a short documentary on the underlying issues that have led
> to what is called "The Third World War." Five million have already
> Thank you in advance,
> Bishop (Mgr) Pierre Whalon
> Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe
> 23, avenue George V
> 75008 Paris France
> +33 1 53 23 84 06 (tel)
> +33 1 49 52 96 85 (fax)
> office at tec-europe.org
Bishop (Mgr) Pierre Whalon
Convocation of Episcopal Churches in Europe
23, avenue George V
75008 Paris France
+33 1 53 23 84 06 (tel)
+33 1 49 52 96 85 (fax)
office at tec-europe.org
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