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Clergy call for end to Gulf hostilities

Title
Clergy call for end to Gulf hostilities
Genre
News report; Speech
TX Date
2 Aug 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:02:48
Description
James Bays reports from Canterbury on an emergency motion passed at the Lambeth Conference calling for an end to hostilities between Iraq and Iran. Includes speech by Archbishop of Canterbury Robert Runcie welcoming the motion and on his envoy Terry Waite who has been held as a hostage in Beirut, Lebanon for 561 days; also welcomes Iran accepting UN Rresolution 598 for a ceasefire; also speech by exiled Anglican Bishop Hassan Dehghani-Tafti of Iran. Originally from Invicta Radio.
Contributors
Robert Runcie; Invicta Radio; James Bays; Hassan Dehghani-Tafti
Keywords
Iran; Archbishops; UN; Conferences; Clergy; Church of England; Conflict resolution; Lebanon; Beirut; Hostages; Iraq; Terry Waite; Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988); Canterbury; Anglican clergy

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