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Friday, September 23, 2011

Christian leaders back UN bid at faith conference

Leaders of various Christian traditions gathered in Bethlehem.

BETHLEHEM (Ma'an) -- The National Coalition of Christian Organizations in Palestine organized a spiritual meeting for the “International Day of Prayer for Peace” on Wednesday.

Christian and Muslim religious figures attended the conference and appealed for the world to back the Palestinian UN bid.

They also insisted upon the Palestinian people’s unity as Muslims and Christians and said the Palestinian cause united the entire people.