NEWS STORY: World Council of Churches Endorses Divestment From Israel

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c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) The World Council of Churches has urged its 347 member denominations to give “serious consideration” to pulling investments out of Israel in protest of what it sees as mistreatment of Palestinians. In calling for church-sponsored “economic pressure,” the WCC on Monday (Feb. 21) gave strong support for last year’s […]

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