Building Multi-Religious Respect and Cooperation
Saint Paul Interfaith Network (SPIN), hosted by Interfaith Action of Greater Saint Paul, is a volunteer network of people from a variety of religious traditions and perspectives seeking to strengthen a culture of engaged interfaith dialogue and relationships in the Saint Paul area.
Midday Interfaith Dialogue
MARCH (Multi-faith Anti-Racism Change and Healing): Religious Communities Supporting Black Lives Matter (and related racial justice efforts) with Rev. Danny Givens, Rabbi Michael Latz, and Rev. Rebecca Voelkel
Thursday, May 12, 2016
12 - 1:45 p.m.
Inter-Belief Conversation Café
What Is Your Story? Though the world contains billions of people and has contained billions more, each of us is different from everyone else.
Monday, May 16, 2016
7 - 9 p.m.
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Many faith groups condemn violence and hateful rhetoric
Many groups are speaking out in the aftermath of the San Bernadino killings and in reaction to the tone of some campaign rhetoric. Here is a sampling of statements from Muslim, Christian, and Jewish sources:
- In order to foster interfaith understanding and continued common work for justice, JRLC published a statement written by Board Member Owais Bayunus, Past President & Director of Interfaith Islamic Center of Minnesota on the San Bernardino shootings… Read more
- It is gratifying that many faith leaders, media figures, and politicians have denounced the demand by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump that Muslims be banned from entering the country. The National Council of Churches joins our voice to those who have expressed outrage at his comments… Read more
- Steve Hunegs, Executive Director of the Jewish Community Relations Council of Minnesota and the Dakotas (JCRC), issued the following statement in response to yesterday's proposal by Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump that all Muslims should be barred from entering the United States… Read More