IRF Summit in Washington, DC

15 Jul

From Tuesday, July 13, until Thursday, July 15, 2021, His Eminence Mor Dionysius John Kawak was invited to participate at the IRF (International Religious Freedom) Summit of 2021 in Washington, DC. On Tuesday, July 13, A Demand for Action organized a side event about the alarming situation in Syria and Lebanon. His Eminence Archbishop Kawak participated in the Panel and delivered a short message about the difficult situation in Syria, and he asked those who can decide to lift the sanctions and said “though I am not a politician, and I am not here to preach. I am a servant of God, and as such I must tell the truth I am begging you for all the Syrian children no matter their religion or ethnicity, Mr. President, and all those who have the power to change please do it now save the children’s lives now.”