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Welsh urged to donate to Gaza appeal

by Gerald Butt, Middle East Correspondent

Posted: 15 Aug 2014 @ 12:10

THE Church in Wales is urging people to respond to the Disasters Emergency Committee's (DEC) appeal, launched last week, for people affected by the conflict in Gaza. About 1900 Palestinians, mostly civilians, and 67 Israelis, mainly soldiers, had died before the latest 72-hour truce came into effect at the weekend.

The Archbishop of Wales, Dr Barry Morgan, said: "People are now in desperate need in Gaza. We cannot shy away from that and do nothing for fear of getting entangled in a ...

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