Posted by: Titus Presler | September 25, 2013

Reflections and expressions of solidarity multiply after All Saints’ bombing in Peshawar

Reflections and expressions of support and solidarity have multiplied worldwide in the wake of the bombing at All Saints’ Church in Peshawar on Sunday, Sept 22, in which at least 130 people were killed and 200 injured.  Statements by governmental leaders are readily available in the press, but you may be interested in others as well.

Here are just a few:

Interview with Titus Presler on Vermont Public Radio: http://digital.vpr.net/post/vermont-pastor-reflects-bombing-pakistan-church

Interview with Akbar Ahmed, author of the recent The Thistle and the Drone: How America’s War on Terror became a Global War on Tribal Islam: http://www.cbc.ca/thecurrent/episode/2013/09/24/anti-christian-church-attack-pakistan/

“Peshawar Christians ‘crying out’ for justice, says Archbishop of Canterbury”: http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2013/09/peshawar-christians-crying-out-for-justice,-says-archbishop-of-canterbury.aspx

Statements from around the Anglican Communion: http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2013/09/anglicans-worldwide-expresses-shock,-sadness-over-pakistan-bombings.aspx

Solidarity expressed by Jamaat-i-Islami political party: http://www.app.com.pk/en_/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=240598&Itemid=2

Islamic Circle of North America condemns attack by suicide bombers on Peshawar church: http://www.icna.org/icna-condemns-suicide-attack-on-church-in-peshawar/#more-15000

Condolences and prayers from around Anglican Communion: http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2013/09/communion-sends-condolences,-pledges-prayer-for-pakistan.aspx

Statements from the World Council of Churches and Lutheran World Federation: http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2013/09/sorrow-over-church-bombings-in-pakistan.aspx

Anglican Communion Secretary General’s appeal for prayer on Sunday, Sept. 29: http://www.anglicannews.org/news/2013/09/secretary-general-to-anglican-communion-please-pray-for-pakistan.aspx

Statements of Pope Francis and Pakistani Roman Catholic Bishop: http://www.zenit.org/en/articles/pope-bishops-denounce-attack-in-pakistan-church

Statement from Anglican Church of Canada: http://www.anglicanjournal.com/articles/anglicans-pray-for-victims-of-terror-attacks?utm_source=Anglican+Journal&utm_campaign=4bc5951638-Anglican_Journal_Daily06_27&utm_medium=email&utm_term=0_3a3db95463-4bc5951638-243815265


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