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The Diocese of San Jose partners with terror linked CAIR to demystify negative impressions of Islam.

Bishop Patrick J. McGrath leads the diocese
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The Diocese of San Jose partnered with the terror linked Council on American Islamic Relations to “demystify and demythologize negative impressions” according to the diocese’s web page posted at the bottom of this article. 

This is the same Council on American Islamic Relations that:

•    the United States Department of Justice named as “unindicted co-conspirators and/or joint venturers” in a criminal conspiracy to financially support Hamas in United States vs Holy Land Foundation.  

•    has many leaders who have been sentenced to prison and deported for supporting terrorism.
•    has numerous leaders who have defended terrorists that have been convicted in American courts.

•    is working hard to make Sharia law legal in American courts and accepted by Corporate America.

•    To read the many reasons why Americans are concerned about the Council on American Islamic Relations click here. 

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Contact Information:

Diocese of San Jose

Bishop Patrick J. McGrath

Liz Sullivan, Director of Communications

  • Muslim-Catholic Community Event Produces Partnership Between Two Faiths

    By Diocese of San Jose on January 18, 2017 (and posted here)

    (SAN JOSE, CA, 01/17/17) Over 750 Muslims and Catholics from the surrounding area gathered at the SABA Islamic Center on Monday, January 16, for a community event of hope and solidarity. Following the event, leaders from the two religious communities have agreed to form a local Muslim-Catholic Council.

    “Let us commit to move forward together so that today’s prayer is not simply a symbolic gesture of good will, but rather, a promise to engage in an on-going dialogue of mutual understanding leading to friendship and common work,” said Bishop Patrick J. McGrath, of the Diocese of San Jose during the event.

    Bishop McGrath will appoint several Catholic members and the same will be appointed from members of the Muslim community. The Council will meet quarterly to plan and evaluate collaborative efforts. The multi-lateral aspects of their efforts will include:

    Clergy-to-clergy. This would entail regular meetings between Catholic clergy and professional ministerial staff and Muslim clergy and professional staff. These conversations could be about topics that clergy deal with every day, things of professional interest, or possible projects that clergy might want to do together. Some sessions could talk about respective theology and culture, others about hotter items like Palestine. The Council would determine the curriculum of such conversations.

    Religious Education; educator-to-educator. These conversations would be between Catholic educators and Muslim educators.  Among them, school principals, administrators, religious educators, who would gather to talk about topics that would help respective Muslim and Catholic students understand and appreciate the nuances of religious traditions. It would also help plan and coordinate guest speakers to come to speak to students in classrooms.

    Congregation-to-congregation. These conversations would bring Catholics and Muslims together for fellowship and popular education about respective traditions and it would help demystify and demythologize negative impressions. The Council would help create a curriculum and process for these conversations.

    “Peace drives our work within our communities and our work in the world,” said the Bishop.

    “We must sieze this opportunity to work together to make this country a better place for all people. Muslims and Catholics share many beliefs and values which in turn offer a platform to launch our efforts from,” said Moulana Nabi Raza Abidi of the SABA Islamic Center. “We look forward to working closely together to serve our creator through serving his creation.”


    Contact information:

    *         Liz Sullivan, Director of Communications, Diocese of San Jose, 408-983-0228, easullivan@dsj.org.
    *         Zahra Billoo, Esq., Executive Director, Council on American-Islamic Relations San Francisco Bay Area Office, 626-252-0855, zbilloo@cair.com

Author: ffa   20170123   Category: CAIR  FFA: on
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