Although the conference wasnt political in nature, Knitter says happened at an interesting political juncture that could determine Liberias future. During the same week, the United Nations held a conference among developed countries to try to raise money to aid Liberias bullet-riddled economy. That aid, Knitter says, is critical for stabilizing the country.
Its exciting and a privilege to be going, he says. Of course, Ill be working on the interfaith aspects of the situation. But were hoping that the U.N. is going to be able to raise money, and that well be able to get the Muslims and Christians to work together instead of being at one anothers throats.