New List of Faith Communities Statements vs US Military Strike in Syria

Voices of wisdom from diverse spiritual traditions around the world, urging actions OTHER than military strikes, which will only increase violence and already overwhelming suffering of the Syrian people. Members of the United States Congress and Senate need to hear these voices of wisdom NOW.
(From peaceblog.wordpress.com)

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From our partners at Win Without War

http://www.winwithoutwar.org/blog/entry/faith-statements/

“Even in Syria, there are alternatives to war. The only road to peace is dialogue; war will not take us anywhere. I have seen thousands of civilian victims of the violence. We are in need of someone who brings us hope for peace, not a new charge of hatred.”[Bishop Antoine Audo of Aleppo, 08/28/13]

“My heart is deeply wounded by what is happening in Syria and anguished by the dramatic developments which are looming. I appeal strongly for peace. Never has the use of violence brought peace in its wake. War begets war, violence begets violence.”[Pope Francis I, 09/03/13]

“Will they make us breathe the toxic gases of the depots they hit, tomorrow, so as to punish us for the gases we have already breathed in? A word from Obama? Will the Nobel Peace Prize winner drop his sentence of…

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