Joint Muslim Statement


A JOINT MUSLIM STATEMENT ON THE CARNAGE IN ORLANDO http://orlandostatement.com June 13, 2016 On behalf of the American Muslim community, we, the undersigned, want to extend our deepest condolences to the families and friends of the victims of the barbaric assault that occurred early yesterday morning at Pulse, an LGBTQ nightclub in Orlando, Florida. We

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ING Statement on Orlando

ING and Affiliates Stand in Solidarity with LGBTQ Communities Against Hate We as American Muslims express our deep shock and sorrow over the horrific attack in Orlando, mourn the loss of innocent lives, and extend our sincere condolences to the families and friends of those who lost their loved ones. Our prayers and thoughts go out to all those impacted

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URI North America Statement

Dear URI Family, With Sunday’s shooting in Orlando, Florida, our hearts break. We mourn. We grieve. We weep. Our friends at the National Peace Academy, have so eloquently stated what we are feeling: “As an organization dedicated to peace, we wish we had the answers – yet we recognize that there isn’t a quick fix to the

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Episcopal Litany for Gun Violence


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Parliament of the World’s Religions Statement on the Homophobic Massacre of LGBTQI Community Members and Allies in Orlando

Parliament of the World’s Religions Statement on the Homophobic Massacre of LGBTQI Community Members and Allies in Orlando To the friends, families, and neighbors of the victims in Orlando: We, the global community of the Parliament of the World’s Religions, are with you. We are – without qualification – with you. We grieve with you.

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Unthinkable – An Interfaith Word of Solidarity

UNTHINKABLE – An Interfaith Word of Solidarity It is more than heartbreaking that a place established to a safe place for LGBTQ people would turn into a killing field.  The senseless murder of forty-nine people and wounding of fifty-three more by a lone shooter once more breaks the heart of our nation and brings unspeakable violence to

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Stand with the Muslim Community this Wednesday and June 23rd at an Interfaith Iftar

        The Ramadan Experience with the Pacifica Institute The Art of Living Together: Building Relationships Please join us for Iftar dinner experiences around Bay Area as we observe the holy month of Ramadan and help create a peaceful society by building new relationships. We Strongly Condemn the Heinous Attack on Innocent People in Orlando. Our thoughts and

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Other Statements and Vigils

“A voice is heard in Ramah, lamentation and bitter weeping. Rachel is weeping for her children; she refuses to be comforted for her children, because they are no more.” Jeremiah 31:15 The news of the shooting at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando is simply devastating. We grieve the tragic loss of life and the devastation it brings to

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Statements from ICCCC members

Dear colleagues, My heart goes out to the victims and their families first and foremost. I have also seen numerous emails condemning the terrorist attacks- SABA, Islamic center of Zahra, Dar e batool, CAIR Bay Area, imamia medics international, islamic Educational center of Orange County, to name just a few. Though there seems to be

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KAICIID Board of Directors Denounce Orlando Terrorist Attack

KAICIID Board of Directors Denounce Orlando Terrorist Attack The KAICIID Board of Directors issued this statement on 12 June 2016 following the terrorist attack on innocent people in Orlando, Florida, USA. “In this deeply painful moment, we extend our prayers and condolences to the families of the victims and those injured in the Orlando attack. This deliberate and

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Mission Statement

We as people from a diversity of religions, spiritual traditions and sectors of society, gather to manifest our unity as we promote the spirit of community, service and cooperation through the work of the Interfaith Council.


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