The Common Good

Sojourners Organizes more than 800 Vigils in All 50 States

Source: Sojourners
Date: March 18, 2005
Washington, DC – March 18, 2005 – Thousands are expected to convene this weekend in churches, town halls and on street corners across the country for a series of more than 800 vigils to mourn and honor the lives lost in the war with Iraq. The nationwide vigils are being organized by Sojourners – a leading peace and justice organization in the progressive faith community since 1971 – with the support of local activists and MoveOn.Org, True Majority, Working Assets, and numerous other national grassroots and faith-based organizations.