Cardinal Asks Parishioners to Reach Out to Muslim Neighbors

September 24, 2001

Source: The Boston Globe

On September 24, 2001, The Boston Globe reported, "Cardinal repeats call to be tolerant: Group hopes dialogue will bridge divide." The article reported on the formation of an interfaith group to work against discrimination. "Asking parishioners to reach out to neighbors and co-workers of Middle Eastern descent who may be living in fear, [Cardinal] Law said, 'Both as parishes and individuals, we must reach out to those among us who may feel threatened. We must work together to ensure that prejudice and hatred do not take root among us.'"