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Religious Communities and Advocacy Organizations Issue Statements Regarding Backlash, Scapegoating

September 14, 2001

Source: U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops

http://www.nccbuscc.org/comm/archives/2001/01-163.htm

On September 14, 2001, United States Conference of Catholic Bishops issued a joint statement with U.S. Muslim leaders, which read, in part: "Catholics and Muslims meet regularly as friends and religious partners in dialogue and engage together in many community projects. We are fully committed to one another as friends, believers, and citizens of this great land. We abhor all...

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Increasing Diversity in Portland, Maine

September 14, 2001

Source: The New York Times

On September 14, 2001, The New York Times reported on the vigils and interfaith services being held in cities across the United States. At Boston's vigil, "Thousands of people waved the American flag today, sang 'America The Beautiful' and listened to words of peace and tolerance at a vigil for victims of the terrorist attacks. 'What we must fear most is not evil, it is becoming evil ourselves,' said Rabbi Barry Starr of Temple Israel in Sharon, Mass., and one of the Jewish, Muslim and Christian clerics leading the...

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Editorials Regarding the Backlash, Scapegoating: Immediate Responses (Sept 13-16)

September 14, 2001

Source: Newday

On September 14, 2001, Newsday published an editorial entitled, "We Muslims Also Grieve." It said, in part: "The horror is unspeakable. Like every American, I am paralyzed by the carnage on the news, on our streets. My head pounds thinking of the grief engulfing thousands of families whose loved ones were killed or injured Tuesday. When I close my eyes, I see bodies tumbling from the windows of skyscrapers. Like every American, I am outraged. And I want justice. But perhaps unlike many other Americans, I'm feeling something else, too. A...

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Muslim Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 20 December 2013.

Contact Information

Address: 1221 California Ave, Bakersfield, CA 93304
Email: contactus@iscob.org
Website: http://www.iscob.org/

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U.S. Elected Officials and Government Agencies Make Satements in Response to Backlash

September 14, 2001

Source: Sikh Mediawatch and Resource Task Force

http://www.sikhmediawatch.org/official_correspondence/oc20010914_responses-2.htm

On September 14, 2001, the Sikh Mediawatch and Resource Task Force issued a press release which quoted House Democratic Leader Richard A. Gephardt: "In the face of this act of terror, we must not abandon our bedrock American values of freedom and civil liberties that define our democracy. In World War II, our country made...

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Islamic Center of Garden Grove

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 21 March 2003.

Contact Information

Address: 9392 Weldon Dr, Garden Grove, CA 92641

Islamic Center of Castroville

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 3 October 2001.

Phone: 831-633-6532

Multifaith, Interfaith Responses to Terrorist Attacks (September)

September 13, 2001

Source: The San Francisco Chronicle

On September 13, 2001, The San Francisco Chronicle reported on Interfaith events in the Bay Area in which people of "a wide range of traditions called for a large outdoor interfaith memorial service where residents could mourn for the victims as well as meditate on the impact of racism." The article quoted Charles Gibbs of the United Religions Initiative: "'We need to draw distinctions between people who are dedicated to violence regardless of religion and people who are dedicated to peace regardless of their religion.'"...

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Divide Islamic Center

Information about this center is no longer updated. This data was last updated on 18 September 2001.

Phone: 719-686-1435

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