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‘May God change hearts’: Evangelical groups call on Christians to pray for peace in Korean Peninsula

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Buses transporting South Korean participants for a reunion travel on the road leading to North Korea’s Mount Kumgang resort in the demilitarized zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas.Reuters

The World Evangelical Alliance (WEA), along with the World Council of Churches and the World Communion ofReformed Churches, have called on churches to observe tomorrow as ‘Sunday of prayer for the peaceful reunification of the Korean Peninsula.’

The day of prayer, proposed by the bodies which say they represent over two billion Christians worldwide, marks the Sunday before Liberation Day when Koreans in the North and South celebrate their independence from Japan on August 15, 1945. It was also the day when the peninsula was divided.

Bishop Efraim Tendero, the secretary general of the WEA, said: ‘Dialogue and understanding is the right and moral way forward as we uphold the dignity and great value of every people who bear the image of

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