Pax Christi urges ceasefire in Gaza

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Opinion and call to action

Following is an urgent call for action from Pax Christi in the Washington D.C. metro area and Baltimore. The position expressed is the position of Pax Christi. The AUSCP has made no statement.

The DC Catholic Coalition is asking everyone to contact the White House this Tuesday, October 24, to urge President Biden to call for a ceasefire between Israel and Hamas to allow humanitarian aid to reach civilians in Gaza.”
The White House comment line (202-456-1111) is open from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Email can be sent anytime (click here).In crafting your message to the President, the Coalition suggests adapting/adding to talking points from any of the following:Catholic Call-in/Write-in to the White House: Support Ceasefire NowCatholic organizations’ letter and news releaseChurches for Middle East Peace press release (Oct. 19) Stats from this morning on 4,100 people in Gaza killed in Israel’s aerial bombardments”
Also, please note that Pope Francis has called for another day of prayer and fasting for peace in the Holy Land on Friday, October 27. (Catholic News Agency article here.)”

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