Lutheran leaders and peacemakers, including Presiding Bishop Elizabeth Eaton have a tough time mentioning Hamas's misdeeds in their public statements about the suffering in Gaza.
Gayle Harris, Suffragan Bishop for the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts, has apologized for presenting unsubstantiated atrocity stories against Israel during her church’s General Convention in July.
Bishop Gayle Harris from the Episcopal Diocese of Massachusetts is starting to backtrack on stories she told at her church's General Convention in July. Speaking at the House of Bishops on July 13, 2018, Harris said she was "there" when a 15-year-old boy was shot 10 times in the back. In a statement issued on Aug. 9, 2018, she admits she was passing the story on second hand when she told the story to her fellow Episcopalians in July.
The World Council of Churches needs to explain why its activists in the Holy Land violate rules against engaging in political activism while in the Holy Land.
Contempt for Israeli Jews, especially those living in the West Bank, is sadly evident in the writings of Bruce N. Fisk, a well-known (and well-regarded) New Testament scholar, from Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California.
Religion News Service has published badly reported article about Christians meeting with Palestinian extremists in the West Bank.
The WCC expresses more concern over Jewish self-defense than attacks on Jews and their homeland. Its most recent statement penned by General Secretary Olav Fyske Tveit is no exception.
Haaretz's English edition prioritizes the story about the closing of Jerusalem's Church of Holy Sepulchre with a prominent page-one article, but in comparison to the Hebrew edition, provides remarkably less information key to understanding the issues.
A newly established group of Palestinian Christian organizations is asking the World Council of Churches to engage in lawfare against its critics in the West. If the WCC obliges, it will represent a new low for the ecumenical organization.