Religious leaders listen, learn and dialogue
Spiritual wounds of war: Diocese takes lead to find interfaith solutions
With thousands of veterans returning from war in Afghanistan over the coming year, a shrinking armed forces, and hundreds of thousands of veterans already living in Georgia, some of the state's top religious leaders gathered recently to learn how to best care for the spiritual wounds of veterans and their families, reduce their sense of isolation, and aid troops transitioning into civilian life.
The meeting was called to "listen, learn, and discuss how we, as community leaders within the context of our various traditions, can appropriately respond to the spiritual wounds and other needs of military veterans and their family members," said Episcopal Bishop Rob Wright, who convened 22 Christian and Jewish leaders at the Cathedral of St. Philip. (Read more about it here).