Interreligious Prayer Service for Religious Liberty

Friday, 29 June 2012 14:46

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Christian, Jewish and Islamic Communities Honored during Prayer Service for Religious Liberty

   WHAT:     Interreligious Prayer Service for Religious Liberty  
   WHEN:     6 p.m. — 7p.m. Monday, July 2
   WHERE:   Andersen Enrichment Center, 120 Ezra Rust, Saginaw

SAGINAW — The Most Rev. Joseph R. Cistone, Bishop of Saginaw, is hosting an Interreligious Prayer Service for Religious Freedom. The prayer service will honor the faith traditions of the Christian, Jewish and Islamic communities. Those present will offer prayer and thanksgiving for religious freedom, expressing gratitude for the right to practice and live their faith and contribute to the common good of society in accordance with that faith.

The Interreligious Prayer Service will include readings from the Koran, Torah and Bible. Religious leaders from many faith traditions will be present and all people of faith are welcome and encouraged to attend.

The prayer service is being held during the national Fortnight for Freedom campaign to raise awareness of the growing concern over threats to religious freedom in the United States and abroad.

 

 
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