Sacramento interfaith leaders plan 9/11 ‘blessing of peace’ on Quran

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More than 50 members of Sacramento’s interfaith community – including Christians, Jews, Sikhs, Quakers, Muslims and Druids – will meet at the Cathedral of the Blessed Sacrament on Saturday, the ninth anniversary of 9/11, for a “blessing of peace on the Quran.”

The 7 p.m. event, on the steps of the cathedral at 11th and K streets, is designed to blunt the threats of Florida Pastor Terry Jones to burn the Quran.

Jones’ associates said today that no Qurans will be burned, but organizers of Saturday’s event “wanted to send an alternative vision from Americaplacing roses on the Quran as a symbol of peace and tolerance.


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This post was last updated: Nov. 21, 2013