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[PCUSANEWS] International Issues
PCUSA NEWS <PCUSA.NEWS@ECUNET.ORG>
Tue, 29 Jun 2004 19:42:47 -0500
Note #8349 from PCUSA NEWS to PRESBYNEWS:
June 29, 2004
by Corey Schlosser-Hall
RICHMOND, June 29 - The Committee on International Issues voted to recommend
that the Assembly:
*Affirm Taiwan's right to self-determination while honoring the PC(USA)'s
partnerships with both the Taiwanese Presbyterian Church and the Chinese
Christian Council, an umbrella group of churches in mainland China;
*Promote seven extra commitment opportunities to raise money for the
treatment and prevention of HIV/AIDS in Africa;
*Have the stated clerk express concern to Mexico's president and Chihuahua's
governor about more than 350 killings of young women in the Juarez area in
the past 11 years and encourage the denomination's ecumenical partners to do
the same. The PC(USA) is involved in the area through the Presbyterian Border
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