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Churches plan 2011 Jamaica gathering to promote anti-violence

The World Council of Churches says it is to hold an International Ecumenical Peace Convocation in Kingston, Jamaica in 2011 as the culmination of its 10-year Decade to Overcome Violence, reports Ecumenical News International. "In a world where people are literally killing each other in the name of God it's good to come together to explore what we have in common," the Rev. Sharon Watkins, president of the US Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), told journalists after the vote on 15 February to hold the gathering in Jamaica.

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