Catholic Bishops, Evangelicals Call for Action on New Start Treaty

December 6, 2010 By Public Affairs Office

WASHINGTON (December 6, 2010)—Spokespersons for the United States Conference of Catholic Bishops and the National Association of Evangelicals are making a joint call for a vote on the New START Treaty's ratification. In a news conference Tuesday, leaders for both organizations will lay the moral ground for their support and will call for immediate and bipartisan action.

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WHO: Telephonic News Conference

3:00 PM Eastern, Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Leith Anderson, president, National Association of Evangelicals
Bishop Howard J. Hubbard, chairman, Committee on International Justice and Peace, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops

This news conference is hosted by the Two Futures Project, a movement of American Christians for the abolition of nuclear weapons. For the Dial-In-Number and Passcode, please contact Adam Woods at adam@twofuturesproject.org, or call (615) 810-8462 (Office) or (864) 508-0478 (Cell).

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Keywords: New START Treaty, National Association of Evangelicals, NAE, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops, USCCB, Bishop Howard Hubbard, Leith Anderson