JERSEY CITY, New Jersey (AP) – Declaring an end to “a period of agony in our community,” Muslim, Christian and other religious leaders signed a pledge rejecting hatred and promising to build better interfaith ties in the aftermath of the slaying of an Egyptian Christian family. Representatives of Muslim, Coptic Christian, Roman Catholic, Hindu, Baha’i, Episcopal and Lutheran congregations met Wednesday at City Hall to sign an oversized copy of a pledge not to let the divisions that followed the murder of the Armanious family happen again. (MORE)


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