The Bishops of the Arizona Catholic Conference have written to Arizona’s congressional delegation expressing their concern over potential military actions in Syria. The Arizona bishops urged Congress not to resort to military intervention, but instead work to end the violence in Syria through a negotiated political settlement.
The full text of the letter, signed by Most Rev. Gerald Dino, Bishop of Holy Protection of Mary Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix, Most Rev. Gerald F. Kicanas, Bishop of Tucson, Most Rev. Thomas J. Olmsted, Bishop of Phoenix, Most Rev. Eduardo A. Nevares, Auxiliary Bishop of Phoenix, and Most Rev. James S. Wall, Bishop of Gallup, can be found here.
The Arizona Catholic Conference is the public policy agency for the Diocese of Gallup, the Diocese of Phoenix, the Diocese of Tucson and the Holy Protection of Mary Byzantine Catholic Eparchy of Phoenix.
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