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Waging Peace

The Rev. Paul-Gordon  Chandler, author and Episcopal priest, will speak Sunday evening at St. George’s Epis copal Church in Fredericks burg. Chandler, who lives in  Cairo, will present a lecture  called “Salaam on Islam:  Waging Peace on Muslims in  the Spirit of Christ.”

St. George’s will present  the lecture with the Islamic  Center of Fredericksburg.  The event will start at 6:45  p.m. at Sydnor Hall on the  church grounds on Princess  Anne Street. For details, call  540/373-4133 or visit St. George’s website.

Chandler serves as the rector of the Church of St. John the Baptist/Maadi in Cairo, Egypt. He grew up in Senegal and has also served in Tunisia.

Look for a story previewing the talk in this week’s religion section.


  • Shehla Ahmad

    It’s really important that religion is practised to promote peace only. All religions teach peace and so does Islam which literally means peace also. The Muslim greeting “Salam” means peace on you.

    with the moto

    Love for all, hatred for none

    ” love for all, hatred for none”