Washington, D.C. — On January 6th, faith leaders in Washington, New York, Portland, San Diego, Asheville, N.C., and other cities gathered to pray for peace and condemn the violence incited by President Trump with the reckless assassination of an Iranian military commander.
Videos from some of the events, are below.
Washington, DC: White House Livestream
New York City, NY: Middle Collegiate Church Livestream
Ashville, NC: Interfaith Candlelight Prayer Vigil Livestream
Rev. Jennifer Butler, CEO, Faith in Public Life:
“People often see war as a strength, as a sign of courage, but we in the faith community tonight say war is a show of cowardness and weakness of human failure. We need to turn to diplomacy to save millions of lives.”
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