Prayers for Peacemakers, 7 August 2013


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  I cannot endure solemn assemblies
with iniquity…
Wash yourselves;
yourselves clean;
remove the evil of your doings
from before my eyes
Isaiah 1:13b, 16a
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Revised Common Lectionary

Prayers for Peacemakers, 7
August 2013

Ask that God support the people of Hebron, who were
unable to celebrate fully one of their most important holidays, Laylat-al-Qadr, this year
at the Ibrahimi Mosque, even though it is one of the holidays for which the
Israeli military guarantees them access to the mosque. 

Related story:AL-KHALIL (HEBRON): Unequal equality at Il Ibrahimi Mosque/Cave of Machpelah

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