ELCA Presiding Bishop and LWF President Mark Hanson meets Palestinian, Israeli Government Leaders - elca
Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, left, shakes the hand of ELCA Presiding Bishop and LWF President Mark Hanson after presenting Hanson the "Bethlehem 2000" medal in recognition of  his work for peace, justice and reconciliation, for promoting interfaith relations and for his efforts on behalf of the Palestinian people.  Abbas made the presentation Sept. 3 during a meeting with LWF leaders in Gaza City.

Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas, left, shakes the hand of ELCA Presiding Bishop and LWF President Mark Hanson after presenting Hanson the "Bethlehem 2000" medal in recognition of his work for peace, justice and reconciliation, for promoting interfaith relations and for his efforts on behalf of the Palestinian people. Abbas made the presentation Sept. 3 during a meeting with LWF leaders in Gaza City.