NEWS for Labor Day Weekend, September 1-4, 2000
UN SUMMIT ATTENDEES DECLARE ALL RELIGIONS EQUAL
NEW YORK, Aug. 31 (CWNews.com)
attending a peace summit at the United Nations this week on
Thursday began signing a declaration committing themselves
to global peace, calling for equality of women and men in
all areas, and declaring all religions equal.
The document, titled, "Commitment to Global Peace,"
condemns all violence committed in the name of religion and
is to be signed by the 1,000 envoys before they end their
four-day meeting on Thursday, although Cardinal Francis
Arinze, the papal representative at the event is not
expected to sign because of the provisions contradicting
The Millennium World Peace Summit was marred over
controversies that many of the topics and presentations
were dominated by liberal-leftist agendas, the exclusion of
the Dalai Lama because of Communist China's protests, and
organizer Ted Turner's enthusiastically received
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