Interfaith Service Offers Prayers for Peace on Philly Streets

January 10, 2008

Author: Bryan Schwartzman

Source: Jewish Exponent

A cross section of the city's Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders gathered Jan. 3 in the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway, where they offered prayers in English, Hebrew and Arabic, not for world peace but for something much closer to home: a reduction in the violent crime that has gripped this city for more than two years now.

See also: Interfaith, Civic