Praying for peace in Sudan

Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations

From Episcopal Life Online – NEWS.

Standing beneath the words of Isaiah 2:4 – "They shall beat their swords into plowshares, and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more" — ecumenical religious leaders from Sudan Oct. 12 led a candlelight vigil for peace in their war-torn country.

About 20 people gathered at the Isaiah Wall in Ralph Bunche Park on First Avenue opposite United Nations headquarters in New York for the vigil.

The religious leaders are in the United States on an awareness and advocacy campaign in advance of the Jan. 9 referendum in which south Sudan is expected to vote for independence from the north.

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