A large crowd gathered Thursday night at the South Congregational Church in Springfield to partake in an interfaith prayer service, offering support and expressing solidarity with the city’s immigrant community.
The event comes on the heels of an announcement on June 16 that the church, along with five other congregations, will pursue the establishment of sanctuary spaces in their buildings for undocumented immigrants and families in danger of deportation….MORE: MASSLIVE.COM
And in an extraordinary show of solidarity, interfaith networks in neighborhoods across America and online stepped up to show their
support for their Muslim friends….more: huffingtonpost
It’s not really clear if this is good news or bad news. People of faith are predisposed to welcoming other people of faith. So I’ll give this the best possible interpretation — that people are hoping they are welcoming,” he said.
Can one be true to faith and yet be involved in “public service”? Can being religious and faith-driven be a force for good while working in a “secular” world? Often, the Western world sees the separation of church and state in…
China Blocks ‘Egypt’ on Top Twitter-Like Service Search for “Egypt” on the Sina Microblogging Service Brings Up Message Saying “…Search Results Are not Shown”. (AP) BEIJING – China has blocked the word “Egypt” from the country’s wildly popular Twitter-like service,…