Contact: Cassandra Champion, Director for Communications, Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service, 410-230-2791, email@example.com
MEDIA ADVISORY, Sept. 7 /Christian Newswire/ -- An interfaith press conference on immigration concerns will be held via telephone on Tuesday, September 12.
Who: National Religious Leaders Representing Catholic, Christian, Evangelical, Jewish, Lutheran, Muslim, and Sikh Faith Traditions
What: Phone-In Press Conference
When: Tuesday, September 12, 2006 3:00 – 4:00 p.m. EST
3:00 – 3:30 p.m. Religious Perspectives
3:30 – 4:00 p.m. Question & Answer Session
How: Call 1-800-290-9461 and mention passcode 4134
As Congress plays politics with the debate on comprehensive immigration reform, religious leaders from across the country and across faiths lift the voices of the voiceless and share perspectives on this moral issue at a critical time.
Speakers will include:
Bishop Stephen P. Bouman
Metropolitan New York Synod
Evangelical Lutheran Church in America
Dr. Rev. Mari Castellanos
United Church of Christ
Sister Anne Curtis, RSM
Sisters of Mercy of the Americas
Father Michael Leonard,
Chicago Irish Immigrant Support Center
Dr. Khaleel Mohammed
Imam and Professor of Religion
San Diego State University
Rev. Samuel Rodriguez, Jr.
National Hispanic Christian Leadership Conference
Bishop Roy Sano
United Methodist Council of Bishops
Bhai Gurdarshan Singh
Guru Gobind Singh Foundation
Rabbi Scott Sperling,
The Union for Reform Judaism
Ralston H. Deffenbaugh, Jr.
Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service
For more information or to receive an audio recording of this event, please contact Cassandra Champion, Director for Communications at Lutheran Immigration and Refugee Service at 410-230-2791 or firstname.lastname@example.org.