Skip to comments.Council of Bishops calls for immediate Iraq withdrawal (Methodist)
Posted on 11/21/2007 9:21:33 AM PST by PAR35
Declaring war "incompatible with the teachings and example of Christ," the bishops of The United Methodist Church called on leaders of all nations to begin an immediate withdrawal of troops from Iraq.
The bishops also urged against deploying additional troops to Iraq and against establishing permanent military bases in the Middle Eastern country.
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The goal of the U.S. in Iraq and elsewhere in the MidEast if to remove the forces of evil and bring peace to that part of the world. This goal is consistent with the Government’s responsibility to protect it’s people.
The real peacemakers are those who risk their lives, (be they American Iraqi, or any of the Coalition forces,) that peace might have a chance.
Name one religious leader in the world who supports them, and seeks peace in a meaningful way - other than one one who came to bring peace 2000 years ago.
“Was there a reason that Hedley Lamarr had Methodists on his list of the worst criminals ever to soil the face of the west in Blazing Saddles?”
Howard Johnson was right!
A house divided against itself cannot stand!
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