CAPITOL HILL. Friday, October 11, 2013 --- The President of the Capitol Hill-based Irish National Caucus (INC) travels on Saturday, October 19 to Seoul, South Korea, for the "swearing in" ceremony.
Fr. Sean Mc Manus will be sworn in as a Judge on the World Peace Prize Awarding Council (WPPAC); while INC Executive Vice President, Barbara J. Flaherty, will be sworn in as Roving Ambassador for Peace.
Left, Mahatma Gandhi, one of the past recipients of the World Peace Prize.
" This is a great honor for the Irish National Caucus and for both Barbara and me," said Fr. Mc Manus. " I am deeply grateful to Reverend Dr. Han Min Su, the Seoul-based leader of this splendid World Peace mission .I am also honored to serve under Chief Judge, former Congressman Lester Wolff, whom I am privileged to have known for forty one years."
Barbara Flaherty said: "I am grateful for the opportunity to work with Dr. Han in his outstanding effort to spread the Gospel of World Peace."
In its Mission Statement, the WPPAC states:
“World Peace Prize is an initiative to promote world peace and inter-religious understanding. It is awarded periodically to individuals who have contributed to the causes of world peace by preventing regional conflicts or world war; by settling the disputes of political, diplomatic and economic matters; by developing new inventions to minimize threats and confusions within mankind…”
The World Peace Prize is a prestigious award presented by the World Peace Corps Mission, an international Evangelical missionary organization. It was established in 1989 by the late former Congressman Robert L. Leggett (D-CA) and Reverend Dr. Han Min Su. END
Fr. Sean Mc Manus
Irish National Caucus
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