The Common Good

Multi-faith Group Backs US Bipartisan Support For Persecuted Middle East Christians

A multi-faith group including more than 200 Christians representing a broad range of traditions has joined an initiative by members of both the two main parties in the U.S. Congress to support Christians facing persecution in Egypt, Iraq, and Syria…

The group include civic society leaders and includes Robert George of Princeton University, Jim Wallis of Sojourners, George Weigel of the Ethics and Public Policy Center, journalist Kirsten Powers, George Marlin, chair of Aid to the Church in Need-USA, Lynne Hybels of Global Engagement of the Willow Creek Church and Mark Tooley, President, Institute on Religion and Democracy.