Archbishop Chacour in H’burg

Brent Finnegan -- October 24th, 2006

I met this man today. What an amazing guy. Why he’s visiting a city the size of H’burg (instead of NY or DC) is beyond me, but I suggest you to try to hear him speak before he leaves town.

Elias Chacour is the Archbishop of Galilee (Byzantine Catholic), a peace activist in Israel/Palestine for over 30 years, and a three time Nobel Peace Prize nominee. Yesterday he spoke to the Harrisonburg Rotary Club at Spotswood Country Club, and seemed to be [surprisingly] well-received. He has some very interesting things to say about US involvement in the Middle-East.

Chacour is speaking at 7 tonight at JMU’s Health & Human Services building, and tomorrow morning at EMU’s Lehman Auditorium. I strongly encourage you to make it to one of those. Regardless of your political or religious beliefs, what he has to say is worth your time.


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