Drawing on writings from over 25 nations, Prayers for Peace comprises key quotations from the scriptures and spiritual classics of the world’s major faiths, alongside words of modern authors such as Dietrich Bonhoeffer, Martin Buber, Helder Câmara, Ernesto Cardenal, Sheila Cassidy, the Dalai Lama, Mahatma Gandhi, Martin Luther King, Jr, Thomas Merton, Thich Nhat Hanh, Oscar Romero, Rabindranath Tagore, Mother Teresa, Desmond Tutu and Rowan Williams.
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Cardinal Basil Hume
CARDINAL GEORGE BASIL HUME (1923-1999) was Abbot of Ampleforth from 1963 until his appointment as Archbishop of Westminster in 1976; he remained Cardinal Archbishop of Westminster until his death from cancer in June 1999, when he was widely mourned both nationally and internationally. His many books include The Mystery of the Cross, The Mystery of the Incarnation and Basil in Blunderland.
Robert Runcie, PC, MC (2 October 1921 – 11 July 2000) was Archbishop of Canterbury from 1980 to 1991.
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