Faith Leaders Pray for Peace, Call for No War with Iran

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

January 6, 2018

 

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Faith Leaders Pray for Peace, Call for No War with Iran

 

Washington, D.C. -- On January 6th, at 6 p.m. in Lafayette Square, faith leaders will call for peace and condemn the violence that is being inflicted and incited by President Trump with the reckless assassination of an Iranian military commander. They will pray, sing and call on Congress to stop war with Iran.

 

The event will be livestreamed via https://www.facebook.com/FaithinPublicLife/.

 

WHAT:

 

Faith leaders pray for peace and call on Congress to stop war with Iran


WHEN:

Monday, January 6th, at 6 p.m.

 

WHERE:

 

Lafayette Park and Pennsylvania Ave NW (in front of White House)

Washington, DC

 

WHO:

Rev. Jennifer Butler, CEO, Faith in Public Life

Alvin Jackson, National Executive Director, Poor People’s Campaign

Yasmine Taeb, Iranian-American Human Rights Lawyer 

Johnny Zokovitch, Executive Director, Pax Christi USA

Aura Kanegis, Director, Office of Public Policy and Advocacy, American Friends Service Committee

Patrick Carolan, former Executive Director, Franciscan Action Network 

 

Co-Sponsors:

American Friends Service Committee 

Franciscan Action Network

Red Letter Christians

Pax Christi USA

Conference of Major Superiors of Men

Maryknoll Global Concerns

Sisters of Mercy of the Americas- Institute Justice Team 

United Church of Christ Justice and Witness Ministries 

National Advocacy Center of the Sisters of the Good Shepherd

 

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