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News from the Hill September 06, 2010 | back to index

Andover Newton community members respond to attacks on Islam


Members of the Andover Newton Community have responed to recent attacks on Islam and protests directed at American Muslims.

CIRCLE Managing Director Dr. Jennifer Peace has prepared a statement, An Interfaith Educator Responds to the Mosque Controversy,” about the proposed Islamic Community Center in New York City.

Andover Newton President Rev. Dr. Nick Carter and other faculty and staff have helped prepare a petition from Massachusetts Interfaith Leaders, To Bigotry, No Sanction; to Persecution, No Assistance,” presented on-line and at the Interfaith Press ConferenceMassachusetts State House in Boston on September 7, 2010 (see video below). At the State House presentation, Dr. Carter issued a statement, “To Seek the Divine in All I Meet.”


To read Jennifer Peace’s statement, please click on the link to the left.


To read President Carter’s comments at the Interfaith Press Conference, please click the link on the left.


To read or sign the petition, please click on the link to the left.

You can use the Email friends tab to pass the petition on to others

This video, by Andover Newton Media Center Director Bob Craigue, contains excerpts from the “To Bigotry, No Sanction” Interfaith Press Conference at the Massachusetts State House in Boston on September 7, 2010.