Manchester Arena 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 Manchester Arena on 22 May
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 Manchester
Jewish Representative Council of Greater Manchester and Region - Statement
Chabad Lubavitch Manchester - Rabbi Shneur Cohen has delivered coffee and pastries to police at the Manchester Arena
Faith Network for Manchester - Has posted a statement
Bolton Faith Leaders' Forum - Has issued a statement and will be working with Bolton Council and Bolton Interfaith Council on a Peace Prayers Vigil in Town Hall Square at 6pm on 23 May
UK/ National faith communities
Churches Together in Britain and Ireland - have collated responses from Churches to the attack
Islamic Society of Britain - Press release
British Muslim Scholars - Press statement
British Muslim Forum - Statement
Churches Together in England - Statement from the 6 Joint Presidents
Church of Scotland - The Rt Revd Dr Derek Browning, Moderator of the General Assembly of the Church of Scotland, has issued a Statement.
Jewish Leadership Council - Chief Executive, Simon Johnson has issued a Statement
Board of Deputies of British Jews - President, Jonathan Arkush has issued a message
Network of Sikh Organisations - Message
Sikh Council UK - Statement
Hindu Council UK - Statement
New Horizons in British Islam - Statement
Methodist Church - several prayers and statements
Quakers in Britain - held a vigil at Friends House, Euston
The Spiritualists' National Union - shared a statement
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints - Europe Area President, Elder Patrick Kearon, shared a message of condolences
Zoroastrian Trust Funds of Europe - will be including a period of silent remembrance and prayers in a religious ceremony on 25 May.
The National Spiritual Assembly of the Bahá'ís of the UK - issued a statement
The General Assembly of Unitarian and Free Christian Churches - Rev Charles VanDen Broeder, President, has issued a statement
National and regional inter faith bodies
Council of Christians and Jews - Statement
3FF - Statement
Faiths Forum for London - Statement
The Multi-Faith Centre at the University of Derby - has posted a response
Joseph Interfaith Foundation - has issued a statement
Religions for Peace UK - has shared a message
The Christian Muslim Forum - shared a statement
The All Faiths Network - shared a statement
Local faith or inter faith bodies elsewhere in the UK
South Tyneside Churches - has cancelled a planned hustings event on 23 May, and will instead hold a short service of prayer and reflection, open to all.
Oxford Council of Faiths - are promoting a candlelit silent vigil at 6pm at Carfax
Merseyside Council of Faiths - Statement (Word document)
London Jewish Forum - Chairman, Adrian Cohen's Statement
Federation of Muslim Organisations, Leicestershire - Press statement
Northampton Inter Faith Forum - Is working with All Saints Church and the Committee of Northampton Mosques to hold a vigil at 7.30pm on 23 May
Harrow Interfaith - Statement (Word doc)
BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir, London (Neasden Temple) - shared a message
Bedford Council of Faiths - circulated a statement to contacts
Hounslow Friends of Faith - issued a statement
Waltham Forest Faith Communities Forum - shared a message of solidarity
Building Bridges in Pendle - shared a message of peace and solidarity and are organising public meetings
Watford Interfaith Association - shared a response
Cornwall Faith Forum - shared a statement
Birmingham Faith Leaders' Group - issued a statement
Tower Hamlets Inter Faith Forum, Telco Citizens, East London Mosque and London Muslim Centre, and the Muslim Council of Britain - are holding a solidarity gathering in London on Friday 26 May
Bedford Council of Faiths - is the lead partner in organising a Vigil for Manchester on Friday 26th May at 6pm in Harpur Square. Partners include the Police, Council and local faith communities.
Hertsmere Forum of Faiths - have backed the IFN statement and came together to pray.
Sunderland Inter Faith Forum - organised a vigil in Keel Square on 25 May.
Brighton and Hove Interfaith Contact Group - held one of a number of vigils in Brighton and Hove on 24 May.
Faith and community leaders in Blackburn, Colne and Accrington - took part in a number of vigils in the area
Wellingborough Inter Faith Group - issued a statement and will be holding a vigil from 6pm outside the Hind Hotel, Sheep Street on 26 May
Members of the Jain community in Manchester held a vigil gathering on 25 May, as well as a collection for the Lord Mayor's appeal.
A prayer vigil was held by members of the Jain community at the Oshwal Centre, Potters Bar on 26 May.
Luton Council of Faiths - issued a statement with other faith and civic groups in Luton.
Coventry Multi-Faith Forum issued a statement (PDF)
Leaders of faith communities in Coventry and Warwickshire - issued a joint statement
Faith leaders in Bournemouth and Poole - issued a message of support
Plymouth Council of Faiths - 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.
Chaplaincies and inter faith groups within institutions
University of Bath Interfaith Forum - issued a statement
University of Edinburgh Chaplaincy - held prayers after the minute's silence on 25 May
This page is being updated regularly - 12.30 8 June 2017