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Bush senior to meet Kohl and Gorby in Berlin

DPA/The Local · 21 Oct 2009, 17:14

Published: 21 Oct 2009 17:14 GMT+02:00

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The event featuring three of the most influential leaders at the time will take place on October 31 under the motto: “The Fall of the Wall and Reunification – the Victory of Freedom.”

The Konrad Adenauer Foundation, which is affiliated with Chancellor Angela Merkel’s conservative Christian Democrats, announced the Cold War era reunion on Wednesday.

Merkel and German President Horst Köhler will also attend.

The 85-year-old Bush, Gorbachev (78) and Kohl (79), all played key roles as the peaceful revolution unfolded in East Germany in the autumn of 1989. Their cooperation would pave the way for German reunification in 1990.

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Missing from the reunion will be former French President François Mitterrand, who died in 1996, and the UK’s former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher (84).

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11:03 October 23, 2009 by nooraza
@delvek: "... dont recall anywhere does Christ demand justice although we all like to seek it as it applies to us. You are correct though that Christ is about love.

I think true Christianity is about believing in Christ as a savior though ... anything else, is human interjection."

Excuse me, I suggest you read up both the Old Testament and the New Testament, and rationally at that! As Christ said something like "love your enemies" (Matthew 5.6:44) but he also said , "Do not think that I have come to bring peace, but a sword" (Matthew 10:34). Thus my interpretation, is that what the mighty cross symbolizes, both Truth/Justice and Love! And that is how our Christ saves the poor and oppressed humanity!
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