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Religious Action for Peace and Justice
March 22 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
Webinar Dialogue on Religious Action for Peace and Justice
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A dialogue between religious activists in the movement against the American war in Vietnam and interfaith leaders in contemporary struggles for economic and racial justice.
* Rev. Dick Fernandez, UCC, CALC director, breadth and depth of interfaith movement
* Rev. Carol Jensen, ELCA, religious opposition at the local level
* Rabbi David Saperstein, Reformed Judaism, Religious Action Center, Jewish and interfaith opposition
* Marie Dennis, Pax Christi, Catholic institutional experience, Berrigan brothers and radical resistance
* Dr. Rosalyn Nichols, DOC, Memphis Interfaith Coalition for Action and Hope, today’s interfaith movements for social justice
The peace movement to stop the US war in Vietnam was composed of numerous sectors of civil society. It included students, women, labor, soldiers, journalists, professors, elected officials, Black, Brown, Chicano and Indigenous, youth, and religious, pacifist and interfaith organizations. The Vietnam Peace Commemoration Committee welcomes you to an online webinar to discuss how religious groups were organized, what they did and lessons from that multi-year experience. We will also look at how faith-based organizations are confronting today’s challenges, and explore what can be learned from the dialogue across the decades. You will hear panelists from Catholic, Protestant, and Jewish groups from both national and local perspectives.
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