London Bridge 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 London Bridge on 3 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.

Faith/ inter faith groups in Greater London

Faiths Forum for London and London Boroughs Faiths Network - are joining a vigil organiser by the Mayor of London

Faiths Forum for London's Director, Mustafa Field - published a video 

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

Harrow Interfaith - issued a statement (pdf)

BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, Neasden (Neasden Temple) - held a minute of silence on the morning of Sunday 4 June

The London Jewish Forum - issued a statement 

The Dean of Southwark Cathedral - appealed for prayers 

London Muslim community and Salam Forum - Two statements were read out by Metropolitan Police Commander, Mak Chishty on 5 June

Hounslow Friends of Faith - issued a statement

Waltham Forest Faith Communities Forum - shared details of a community reassurance event

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community, Tooting's President, Syed Shakeel Ahmed - issued a message

UK/ national faith communities

The Muslim Council of Britain - has issued a statement and its Secretary General gave a fuller speech on behalf of members and affiliates to a press conference. 

The British Muslim Forum - issued a statement and issued a public message to violent extremists signed by 500 Imams

British Muslim Scholars - issued a statement

British Muslim Youth - issued a statement

New Horizons in British Islam - issued a statement

The Board of Deputies of British Jews - issued a statement

Churches Together in Britain and Ireland - has collated prayers and reflections from Churches

Hindu Council UK - issued a statement

OneJAIN and the Institute of Jainology - have issued a statement (pdf)

Zoroastrian Trust Funds of Europe - held three minutes' silence, followed by prayers as part of an annual remembrance ceremony on 4 June.

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - issued a statement

The Network of Sikh Organisations - tweeted a message of support and issued a press release

The Salvation Army's territorial leader, Commissioner Clive Adams - issued a response

The National Council of Hindu Temples - circulated a statement

National/ regional inter faith and multi faith bodies

Faith Matters - issued a statement

Joseph Interfaith Foundation - has issued a statement (pdf)

Religions for Peace UK - shared a message

Local faith or inter faith bodies elsewhere in the UK

Interfaith Wolverhampton - is taking part in a rally of solidarity in St Peter’s Square (by the Civic Centre) at 11am on Tuesday 6 June.

Faith Network for Manchester - tweeted a message of solidarity

The Jewish Representative Council of Greater Manchester and Region - tweeted a message of solidarity 

Rochdale Multi-Faith Partnership - tweeted a message of solidarity 

Rochdale Council of Mosques - tweeted a message of support

Nottingham Inter Faith Council - shared a message

Interfaith MK (Milton Keynes) is taking part in a solidarity vigil at The MK Rose in Campbell Park, Milton Keynes at 6pm on Wednesday 7 June.

Surrey Faith Links - shared details of a vigil organised by local faith leaders to demonstrate unity and solidarity with the victims and those affected by the London and Manchester attacks.

Northampton Inter Faith Forum - issued a statement 

Faith groups in Exeter and Devon - are among those organising a march and vigil for those affected by attacks in Manchester and London on 10 June.

Bedford Council of Faiths - organised a minute's silence in Harpur Square on 6 June in partnership with the Borough Council. 

This page is being updated regularly.  Last updated - 17.27pm, 9 June 2017

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