Christian leaders express sympathy for earthquake victims
22 February 2011
Christian leaders express
sympathy for earthquake victims
Zealand Christian Leaders' Congress, a gathering of
Christian leaders from all over New Zealand meeting this
week in Waikanae, join together in expressing their
heartfelt sympathy for the people of Christchurch and
Canterbury in the aftermath of today's devastating
We join with all New Zealanders in unity,
compassing and prayer for the people of the
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