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USCCB Committee Chairman of International Justice and Peace and the Head of Knights of Columbus Send Letter of Solidarity to People of Iraq and Lebanon

 
November 14, 2019

WASHINGTON - Archbishop Timothy P. Broglio of the Military Services, USA and Chairman of the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee for International Justice and Peace and Carl Anderson, Supreme Knight of the Knights of Columbus sent a letter of solidarity yesterday to the people of Lebanon and Iraq, addressing the recent unrest and protests in these countries.

“Today, in Lebanon and Iraq, we are witnessing critical moments as protests grow against corruption and foreign interference,” they said in the letter addressed to the patriarchs of the two countries. “We pray that the effect of these protests will be a more just society for all the citizens of these two countries.”

Read the full letter here.

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Keywords: USCCB, U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops, International Justice and Peace, Archbishop Timothy Broglio, Archdiocese for the Military Services, Knights of Columbus, Iraq, Lebanon.

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