According to CCJP and LRF (1997), the same fear of reopening old wounds would inform the need for silence about the post-independent disturbances in Matabeleland and Midlands.
CCJP and LRF (1997) argue that the 1980s disturbances in Matabeleland and Midlands have been viewed in some sectors as ethnic cleansing.
7) The Churches and the Jewish People: Toward a New Understanding, Consultation on the Church and the Jewish People, World Council of Churches, 1988 (hereafter, CCJP, 1988); and WCC, 1992.
In CCJP, 1988, Nine Affirmations conclude this document; the third is an acknowledgement of the Jewishness of Jesus that, nevertheless, ends with an assertion of the "discontinuities" between Israel and the church.
It was Nestor's report on his year-long inquiry which formed the basis of the decision by the Bishops Conference in May 1987 to establish a new Bishops' Committee, the BCJDP, to foreshadow the formation of a new advisory body, the Australian Catholic Social Justice Council (ACSJC), and to terminate the mandate to the CCJP.
Bishop William Brennan of Wagga Wagga, a member of the BCJDP who had worked with the CCJP since his episcopal ordination in 1984, attempted courageously to explain the rationale for the changes to some of these meetings, at one of which, in St John's College, University of Sydney, I was present.
It maintains a secretariat in Harare, conducts development programs, has a Justice and Peace desk, and collaborates with the much older CCJP
Category: CADC Counselor I or II, Prevention I, Assessor I or II, MISA I or II, CCJP
II, PCGC II, CAAP I, CRSS II, BRI II, MAATP I or II, CFPP II, GCE