More than 50 Aurora religious leaders gathered during the UN's International Day of Peace to launch the new Aurora Interfaith Alliance.
More than 50 Aurora religious leaders gathered during the UN's International Day of Peace to launch the new Aurora Interfaith Alliance.

More Than 50 Religious Leaders in Aurora Convene for Peace and Faith

Kane County Connects Staff 9/22/2022 12:00PM

More than 50 religious leaders convened on the United Nation's International Day of Peace and launched the new Aurora Interfaith Alliance.  

Aurora religious leaders of Christianity, Catholicism, Judaism, Islam, Hinduism, Buddhism, Sikhism, and other faiths in the state's second-largest city met at the Aurora Interfaith Breakfast to discuss ways to strengthen the city's interfaith presence.

The group held an open, honest dialogue about faith, peace and ways to help Aurora progress.

Mayor Richard Irvin also addressed the ecumenical group of leaders to thank them for their service in the community and to highlight his vision for a 'One Aurora' community. 

The City officially launched the new Aurora Interfaith Alliance, an advisory body comprised of leaders from different faiths.​

The breakfast concluded with an interfaith unity prayer where members of each different faith prayed for the Aurora community.

SOURCE:  City of Aurora media release

 


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