Troy Community Divided Along Religious Lines on National Day of Prayer

May 10, 2005

Source: The Associated Press

On May 10, 2005 The Associated Press reported, "it was a day of separation for different religious groups in the Detroit suburb of Troy. Yesterday afternoon, about 250 people participated in a Christians-only prayer session in front of Troy City Hall. A similar number of Christians and members of other faiths attended the Troy Interfaith Group service at Northminster Presbyterian Church. Mayor Louise Schilling attended the interfaith event, which also included Buddhists, Jews and Muslims."