Wrong side of history

Published February 6, 2012

That the Anglican Church of Canada has taken steps to develop links with the Episcopal Diocese of Jerusalem is very positive [‘Companions’ to deepen ties with Jerusalem, Jan. 2012, p. 7]. My hope is that many lively links of faith and action can be established.However, I didn’t see any reference to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, now in its 64th year. I am convinced that resolution of this conflict has the same moral claim on us as the civil rights movement and I look for strong public statements from the national church in this regard. Failing this, we will find ourselves, along with our current federal government, on the wrong side of history.



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