Wednesday, August 03, 2005
The Rev. Naim Ateek, a Palestinian with Israeli citizenship, is canon of St. George’s (Anglican) Cathedral in Jerusalem and is founder of Sabeel, which has produced a 15-page statement that, in Ateek’s words, will go out "to all hierarchies of churches everywhere in the world." It was inspired by the economic boycotts that helped end apartheid in South Africa. Its mandate: selective divestment by churches from corporations and companies profiting from the occupation. Click on headline to read more.