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ECUMENICAL SERVICE MARKING 50TH ANNIVERSARY
05 May 1996 13:16:40
95211 ECUMENICAL SERVICE MARKING 50TH ANNIVERSARY
OF UNITED NATIONS TO BE TELEVISED
by Jerry L. Van Marter
LOUISVILLE, Ky.--The Vision Interfaith Satellite Network (VISN), co-founded
by the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), will televise an ecumenical worship
service celebrating the 50th anniversary of the United Nations on June
The live telecast will be carried by the Faith & Values Channel from 7
to 8 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time.
U.N. Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali, Princess Margaret of
Great Britain and Archbishop Desmond Tutu of South Africa are the among the
world leaders who will participate in the service at Grace Episcopal
Cathedral in San Francisco. Representatives of 44 world religions are
planning to attend.
The U.N. Charter was signed in San Francisco in June 1945.
Participating musical groups, reflecting the religious and cultural
diversity of the participants, include the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra,
the Baha'i World Choir of Northern California, the Interfaith Choir of San
Francisco, the Temple Emanu-El Choir of San Francisco, the Tongan
Traditional Interfaith Choir and the Sikh Dharma Choir.
Those wishing to watch the program should check their local television
listings or call their local cable company.
For more information contact Presbyterian News Service
Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.), Louisville, KY 40202
phone 502-569-5504 fax 502-569-8073
E-mail PCUSA.NEWS@pcusa.org Web page: http://www.pcusa.org
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