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The Pope Commemorates The Reformation That Split Western Christianity

The Pope Commemorates The Reformation That Split Western Christianity One of the greatest rifts in Christianity — between Catholics and Lutherans — isn’t what it used to be. As a sign of those much improved relations, Pope Francis is traveling Monday to Sweden, an overwhelmingly Lutheran country, to kick off a yearlong commemoration of the

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ICCCC Annual Meeting on Sunday, Nov. 6th at 6:00 pm at Walnut Creek United Methodist

◊◊◊  ICCCC Annual Meeting on Sunday, Nov. 6th at 6:00 pm at Walnut Creek United Methodist (1543 Sunnyvale Ave.). Potluck at 6:00 pm Program at 7:00 pm Don’t miss this year’s Annual Meeting, as we will once again hear about the good work of our many programs and we will have a special keynote from

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Dallas and Beyond

           The Interfaith Council of Contra Costa County stands in solidarity with the people of Dallas, Texas as we extend our sympathy, prayers and concern to the families of the police officers who were murdered or injured in the unjustifiable shooting that erupted at the conclusion of a peaceful protest.            

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A Call to Resistance and Recommitment from the Parliament of World’s Religions

A Call to Resistance and Recommitment  from Larry Greenfield Executive Director, Parliament of the World’s Religions The Parliament of the World’s Religions has a focused commitment to address issues of violence. It is one of three critical issues that hold priority in our mission and work. The recent rash of egregious violence has been shocking; not only

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East County Vigil For Peace – August 3rd at 7:30 pm.

◊◊◊  The East County United clergy would like to invite you and your congregations to a Peace Vigil in response to the recent killings across the country and the violence around the world.   Wednesday, August 3rd at 7:30 pm At the Peace Pole in the courtyard of Community Presbyterian Church/First Congregational Church 200 E.

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Muhammad Ali was the greatest in many ways, by Dr. Amer Araim

Commentary: Muhammad Ali was the greatest in many ways (East Bay Times) By Amer Araim, Guest commentary Posted:   07/08/2016 12:00:00 PM PDT | Updated:   a day ago Whether in his life or death, the legendary hero Muhammad Ali has been and will continue to be a role model for his generation and for future generations

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Murder & the Murdered: Dallas, Minneapolis, Baton Rouge.

  Web: Theshalomcenter.org The Shalom Report Murder & the Murdered: Dallas, Minneapolis, Baton Rouge –– OR Martin Luther King + 50?   If there ever were a clear showing of how violence breeds violence, we have just seen it.   The murder of police officers in Dallas was despicable.  And every murder of a Black man or woman

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CCISCO hosting a vigil tonight at Richmond City Hall

“RICHMOND CEASEFIRE” WHY ARE YOU KILLING US? COME JOIN US TONIGHT AT RICHMOND CITY HALL FOR A “PRAYER VIGIL” & CALL TO ACTION TO END THE KILLING OF BLACK/BROWN PEOPLE BY OUR NATIONS LAW ENFORCEMENT. FRIDAY NIGHT JULY 8TH RICHMOND CITY HALL PLAZA at 7:00 PM WE ARE MOVING OUR WEEKLY NIGHT WALK TO RICHMOND CITY HALL PLAZA FOR A

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A JOINT MUSLIM STATEMENT ON THE CARNAGE IN ORLANDO

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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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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