Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Evangelicals Make Declaration Against Torture

I am thrilled that the NAE is taking a stand on this important issue!

The National Association of Evangelicals (NAE), which represents about 45,000 churches across America, endorsed a declaration against torture drafted by 17 evangelical scholars....The document on human rights quotes the Bible, Pope John Paul II and Elie Wiesel among other authorities. It particularly condemns the indefinite detention of suspects without trial.

"We believe that a scrupulous commitment to human rights, among which is the right not to be tortured, is one of these Christian moral convictions."
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1 comment:

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