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Finsbury Park attack - Responses by faith and inter faith bodies

A number of faith and inter faith organisations have issued statements or organised vigils in response to the attack at Finsbury Park on 19 June

A Statement from the Co-Chairs of the Inter Faith Network for the UK and Moderators of the IFN Faith Communities Forum can be found here.

This page lists responses by faith and inter faith groups, as well as information about vigils. The page is being updated on a rolling basis. You can check when it was last updated at the bottom of the page.

Faith/ inter faith bodies in Greater London

Islington Faiths Forum - has issued a statement

Faiths Forum for London - has issued a statement and organised a vigil at 8pm on 19 June

St Mary's Church, Islington - is holding a vigil for peace at 6.30pm on 19 June.

Hounslow Friends of Faith - have issued a statement

Co-Chairs of the Barnet Multi Faith Forum and Barnet Communities Together Network - issued a statement

UK/ national faith communities 

The Muslim Council of Britain - has issued a press release

The Muslim Association of Britain - has issued a statement

The British Muslim Forum - has issued a statement

The Board of Deputies of British Jews - President, Jonathan Arkush, issued a statement

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland - has collated responses by Christian churches and leaders

Churches Together in England - the Joint Presidents have issued a statement

The Jewish Leadership Council - Chief Executive, Simon Johnson, has issued a statement

The Catholic Bishops' Conference of England and Wales - has shared a statement by Cardinal Nichols

The Methodist Church - the Chairs of the London District have issued a statement

Quakers in Britain - has issued a statement

The General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches - President, Charles VanDenBroeder, has issued a statement

OneJAIN and the Institute of Jainology - have issued a statement

Hindu Council UK - has issued a statement

The United Reformed Church in the UK - General Secretary, the Revd John Proctor, sent a message

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Elder Alan Phillips, has issued a statement

National/ regional inter faith and multi faith bodies

The Inter Faith Network for the UK's Executive Director, Dr Harriet Crabtree, was interviewed by Premier Christian Radio on 19 June. Audio is below.

 

 

 

Joseph Interfaith Foundation - has issued a statement

The Council of Christians and Jews - has issued a statement

The St Philip's Centre for Study and Engagement in a Multi-Faith Society and the Federation of Muslim Organisations, Leicester - issued  a joint statement

The Christian Muslim Forum - shared a statement

Local faith/ inter faith organisations elsewhere in the UK

Nottingham Inter Faith Council - has offered prayers and condolences

Birmingham Faith Leaders' Group - has issued a statement

The Croydon Roman Catholic Ecumenical Borough Dean - shared a message

Brighton and Hove Interfaith Contact Group and Hove Methodist Church - the Methodist Church will be open for interfaith prayers between 6 and 7pm on 21 June.

Sunderland Interfaith Forum - shared a message

Oxford Council of Faiths - issued a statement

Croydon Quaker Meeting - shared a message

Sheffield Interfaith - is supporting a Stronger Together vigil in Sheffield City Centre at 6.30pm on Friday 23 June

 

This page is being updated on a rolling basis. Last amended - 17.37 22 June 2017