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Swords into Plowshares is the blog of the Peacemaking Program and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations of the Presbyterian Mission Agency of the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.).

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May 9, 2013

Three Prayer Concerns - May 9

In addition to the joys and concerns that are on your heart, the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations suggests prayers for:

Prayers for the people of Pakistan as they struggle for democracy in the midst of violence surrounding their elections. On Tuesday, a bombing killed 15 at a campaign rally in Northwest Pakistan

Sudan and South Sudan
Prayers for the people of Abyei who face escalating violence in the territory dispute between Sudan and South Sudan. The recent killing of Tribal Chief DengKoul Deng has left the situation in the region more unstable and uncertain than ever.

Tanzania ...

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May 15, 2011

Religious freedom in Pakistan

Ask your representative to co-sponsor H. Res 164. This resolution addresses questions of religious freedom in Pakistan. It is currently in the House Subcommittee on Africa, Global Health, and Human Rights. This sense of the House resolution expresses the condolences...

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May 3, 2011

PC(USA) resources related to issues raised by the death of Osama bin Laden

The death of Osama bin Laden raises many issues for prayer, study, discussion, and reflection. The Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) has a number of resources available to use at this time. Among them are the Resolution on Violence, Religion and Terrorism...

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April 5, 2011

The Conflict Monitors - Afghanistan and Pakistan

From the Human Security Report Project The Conflict Monitors provide concise and current information on peace and security issues in Afghanistan and Pakistan. Each Monitor contains news, research, and data. The Conflict Monitors also provide interactive charts and maps illustrating...

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March 26, 2011

Ecumenical Advocacy Days

Ecumenical Advocacy Days is meeting in Washington, DC this weekend and the Presbyterian Ministry at the United Nations is excited to be joining our Presbyterian Church (USA) partners and the Office of Public Witness to be advocating for a just...

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