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Answering the call -- Habitat for Humanity Int'l 1

Answering the call

Seven international faith leaders reflect on Habitat’s work.


Archbishop Vicken Aykazian

Archbishop of the Diocese of the Armenian Church of America (Eastern), immediate past president of the National Council of Churches and member of Habitat for Humanity International’s board of directors

Dr. Tony Campolo

Professor emeritus of sociology at Eastern University and founder and president of the Evangelical Association for the Promotion of Education

The Rev. David Emmanuel Goatley

Executive secretary-treasurer of the Lott Carey Baptist Foreign Mission Convention and coordinator of the African American Baptist Mission Collaboration

Tenzin Gyatso

The 14th Dalai Lama

The Rev. John Ortberg

Senior pastor of California’s Menlo Park Presbyterian Church

Eboo Patel

Founder and executive director of the Chicago-based Interfaith Youth Core and a member of President Obama’s Advisory Council of the White House Office of Faith-Based and Neighborhood Partnerships

The Rev. John Stack

Senior minister of South Africa’s Alberton Methodist Church and member of Habitat for Humanity International’s board of directors

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Archbishop Desmond Tutu

In 2007, Archbishop Desmond Tutu visited a Habitat for Humanity build site in Mfuleni, South Africa, to thank the volunteers participating in a community build named in his honor.