Posts Tagged: south sudan referendum

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…

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Sudan church leaders ‘raise alarm’

Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations From the Episcopal Life Online – NEWS. An ecumenical delegation of Sudanese religious leaders met with U.N. officials and Secretary General Ban Ki-moon Oct. 11 to express its fear of what might happen if…

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The clock is running: it’s time to pray

January 9, 2011 is the date for an historic vote in South Sudan. On that date, people from Sudan’s oil-producing south are due to vote in a referendum on whether they should secede and form Africa’s newest nation; a plebiscite…

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