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Veteran ecumenist Leonid Kishovsky, director of external affairs for the Orthodox Church in America, has been named moderator of Religions for Peace, a multireligious coalition committed to building regional and international peace through common action. Kishkovsky was elected by the 61-member world council for the New York–based World Conference of Religions for Peace, whose secretary general is William Vendley. In August 2006, at the Religions for Peace eighth world assembly in Kyoto, Japan, more than 800 senior religious leaders from 100 countries elected Prince El Hassan Bin Talal of Jordan as president emeritus of the organization.

 

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