Responding to Hate with Revolutionary Love

November 3, 2017

On Wednesday, November 1 Buddhist, Jewish, Muslim and Christian faith leaders from across the city gathered to pray in Foley Square for the victims, their families and our city after the terrorist attack on Halloween. Faith leaders called for peace and unity. Our senior minister, Rev. Dr. Jacqui Lewis, was one of the speakers at the vigil.

WNYC reported, "Reverend Jacqueline Lewis, from the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village condemned the murderous rampage as the opposite of religion.

“This is not an act of Islam – this is an act of terrorism,” she said. “This is no more Muslim than the KKK is Christian.”

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New York Daily News 

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