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More churches are finding their voice and speaking out against a culture which allows people to be shot to death with little hope of finding justice. A cross-denominational group of denominations, which include the Episcopal Church as well as the traditional African-American denominations have issued a joint statement.
“…just a few blocks away a humble gathering of interfaith clergy, lay leaders, faith-based social justice advocates, and members of the Occupy Movement are simultaneously finalizing their plans for an alternative interfaith People’s Prayer Breakfast.”
From BBC, word that the City of London has successfully litigated in High Court to force eviction of Occupy London protesters from the grounds of St. Paul’s Cathedral.
Trinity, Wall Street is hosting a theological conversation on the question of wealth distribution. It’s worth noting because of the significant criticism that they have received because of their unwillingness to open Duarte Park to the Occupy Wall Street Protestors.
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