We are asking at least 100 faith-based leaders to sign on to this simple statement calling for a Christmas truce in Ukraine. Please help us by passing this around to the religious leaders you know of any denomination! This is a project initiated by Fellowship of Reconciliation-USA, CODEPINK, and the National Council of Elders.
They can read a more detailed explanation of the statement and add their names by signing HERE.
Initial signers include:
Philosopher and political activist, Dr. Cornel West
Reverend Jesse Jackson
Racial and economic justice advocate Reverend Graylan Scott Hagler, FOR-USA
Civil rights movement veteran Dr. Zoharah Simmons, National Council of Elders
Reverend Dorsey of the Church for the Fellowship of All Peoples in San Francisco, National Council of Elders
Poverty rights advocate Reverend Janet Wolf, National Council of Elders
Rev. William Lamar, IV, Metropolitan AME Church, Washington
DC Rev. Freeman Palmer, Conference Minister, Central Atlantic Conference of the UCC
"As people of faith and conscience, believing in the sanctity of all life on this planet, we call for a Christmas Truce in Ukraine. In the spirit of the truce that occurred in 1914 during the First World War, we urge our government to take a leadership role in bringing the war in Ukraine to an end through a ceasefire and negotiated settlement, before the conflict results in a nuclear war that could devastate the world’s ecosystems and annihilate all of God’s creation."