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Attention: Father Dennis Dease

Dear President Father Dennis Dease:   This letter concerns the December 2, 2008, St. Thomas-hosted forum entitled “Healing Wounds and Building Bridges: An Interfaith Dialogue on Peace in the Holy Land”. The forum was advertised as “an attempt to encourage mutual understanding and peace-making” concerning “the controversial Israeli-Palestinian situation.” Reportedly, it was intended as a reconciliation

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Toward Peace in the Holy Land

By Chuck Lutz, Engage Minnesota In all 3 Abrahamic faith traditions, much of the peace attention focuses on Jerusalem, the holy city. Its name can be translated “city of peace,” salem being a form of salaam/shalom. Christians have just begun the annual season of watching and waiting for the coming of the prophet of peace.