Naim Ateek’s letter to PB-elect Michael Curry

To: Presiding Bishop-elect Michael Curry
Dear Bishop +Michael: Please know that I join with all those who congratulate you on your election as the Episcopal Church’s 27th Presiding Bishop. Your election is a new sign of hope to many people who wish to see the Church speaking prophetically for a just world. Already, many Palestinians in the Episcopal diocese of Jerusalem have said to me that as the first Presiding Bishop of African descent, you know firsthand about racism, oppression and the importance of being a prophetic voice for justice. This gives us hope.
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