Many Christians were clearly unsettled by the determination with which the Israel Defence Force began to make good on Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s promise to root out and destroy Hamas in Gaza once and for all.
Prayers for peace, calls for humanitarian aid and demands for a ceasefire soon accompanied loud protests that Israel’s response to the 7 October massacre was disproportionate and counted as war crimes.
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Peter Kurti is Director of the Culture, Prosperity & Civil Society program at the Centre for Independent Studies and Adjunct Associate Professor of Law at the University of Notre Dame
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