Presiding Bishop supports Sioux protests over oil pipeline

by Gavin Drake


Source: Anglican Communion News Service

The Primate of the US-based Episcopal Church is supporting people from the Standing Rock Sioux Reservation as they protest against the construction of a major oil pipeline through ancient burial grounds and underneath the Missouri River. “A rupture in its infrastructure could wreak untold havoc on the Sioux and catastrophically pollute the Missouri River, a sacred tributary that the Sioux people depend upon for their daily water,” Presiding Bishop Michael Curry said.

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