Candlelight memorial service held for victims of Sikh temple shooting

Mohammed Hussain of Jeffersonville, Ind., lit a candle at a memorial service for the victims of the Aug. 5 shooting at a Wisconsin Sikh temple.

Several local religious groups took part in a candlelight memorial service for the victims of the Aug. 5 shooting at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis., today, Aug. 8, at Christ Church Cathedral, 425 South Second Street.

Participants were invited to the cathedral between 12:10 p.m. and 1 p.m. for a silent candlelight memorial to remember the victims of Sunday’s shooting.

St. William and St. Agnes churches, along with Interfaith Paths to Peace, the Kentucky Sikh Gurudwara, the Kentucky Council of Churches, the Partnership for a Compassion Louisville, the Jewish Community of Louisville, the Louisville Baha’i Community, the Drepung Gomang (Tibetan Buddhist) Institute, the Hindu Temple of Kentucky, the Peace and Justice Division of the Episcopal Diocese of Kentucky, the Merton Institute for Contemplative Living, 10,000 Buddhas Summit Monastery, the Center for Interfaith Relations (Festival of Faiths), Louisville’s Pakistani American Community and others sponsored the event.

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