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WORLD NEWS

PRAYERS FOR PEACE IN KOREA

As tensions on the Korean Peninsula escalated again towards the end of 2017, the World Council of Churches (WCC) launched a campaign for a north Asian region and a world free of nuclear weapons.

The WCC’s social media campaign invited people all over the world to extend ‘a light of peace’ for the Korean peninsula and the world.

“The situation on the Korean peninsula continues to be tense”, said WCC general secretary, the Rev Dr Olav Fykse Tveit, as peace-lovers scrambled to find diplomacy as a means of de-escalating tensions in the region.

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