Council for World Mission Backs Burmese Struggle for Democracy
By Eric Young
Christian Post Reporter
Fri, Oct. 26 2007
The Council for World Mission has joined others in the international ecumenical community in expressing its support for the people of Burma pressing for the creation of a democratic government.
In a statement this week, CWM assured the people of Burma of its “moral support for them in their desire and demand for a democratic government” after the country recently witnessed some of the largest protests in two decades against the ruling junta.
“[CWM] expresses solidarity with those individual citizens and communities of faith who have engaged in protest against the military regime,” the worldwide body of Christian churches stated.”
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