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Faith Leaders’ Vigil held after Westminster attack

24/03/2017 6:48 pm

24 March 2017 – North Gate Westminster Abbey

Faith leaders have held a vigil for the victims of Wednesday’s attack in Westminster. 

The Most Revd Justin Welby, Archbishop of Canterbury, addressed the crowd outside Westminster Abbey, followed by the Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, Sheikh Khalifa Ezzat, Chief Imam of the London Central Mosque, Sheikh Mohammad al Hilli, an Islamic leader and speaker (Shi'a) and Cardinal Vincent Nichols - who prayed for the victims and communicated a message from Pope Francs.

The gathering concluded with a minute’s silence.

Speakers

Cardinal Vincent Nichols
Archbishop of Westminster

The Most Revd Justin Welby
Archbishop of Canterbury

Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis
United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth
 
Sheikh Khalifa Ezzat
Chief Imam, London Central Mosque

Sheikh Mohammad al Hilli
Islamic Leader (Shi'a)