Remembering Selma

| March 9, 2015 | 0 Comments
Father Erich Rutten, third from right, chair of the Archdiocesan Commission for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, participates in an event March 8 commemorating the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march in Selma, Ala. led by Martin Luther King Jr. Local religious leaders joined him, including Steve Hunegs, second from right, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council, and Asad Zaman of the Muslim American Society of Minnesota. More than 1,000 people marched from the State Capitol to Central Presbyterian Church in downtown St. Paul. Speakers, including Father Rutten, delivered remarks at the church following the march. Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit

Father Erich Rutten, third from right, chair of the Archdiocesan Commission for Ecumenical and Interreligious Affairs, participates in an event March 8 commemorating the 50th anniversary of the civil rights march in Selma, Ala. led by Martin Luther King Jr. Local religious leaders joined him, including Steve Hunegs, second from right, executive director of the Jewish Community Relations Council, and Asad Zaman of the Muslim American Society of Minnesota. More than 1,000 people marched from the State Capitol to Central Presbyterian Church in downtown St. Paul. Speakers, including Father Rutten, delivered remarks at the church following the march. Dave Hrbacek/The Catholic Spirit

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