Full Legislative History
Resolution Number: 1991-A164
Title: Commend the Presiding Bishop's Response to the Persian Gulf War
Legislative Action Taken: Concurred As Substituted and Amended
Final Text:

Resolved, That the 1991 General Convention of the Episcopal Church commend:

  1. The Presiding Bishop for his statement and actions in the period of October to December 1990, urging consideration of moral values in the resolution of the crisis in the Persian Gulf, and his faithfulness in carrying these concerns to President Bush on several occasions; and
  2. We commend the Presiding Bishop for his pastoral ministry to those directly involved in the Gulf War, those who supported it and those who opposed it; and
  3. We commend him for his continuing leadership in the care of victims and refugees of this war, through his personal concern and through the Presiding Bishop's Fund for World Relief. Moreover, we commend him for his continued commitment to peace and justice in the Middle East.
Citation: General Convention, Journal of the General Convention of...The Episcopal Church, Phoenix, 1991 (New York: General Convention, 1992), p. 762.