About 400 attended Coalition for Peace Action's 44th Annual Multifaith Service and Conference for Peace on November 12, 2023, either in-person or online. An additional 150 have viewed video recordings of the event as of 11/28/23. The Most Reverend Archbishop John C. Wester of the Archdiocese of Santa Fe, NM, preached, and faith leaders from a wide range of major world religions co-led the liturgy for the 11:00 AM Multifaith Service for Peace at Princeton University Chapel.
Click the image below to watch a recording of the Multifaith Service.
Archbishop John C. Wester preaches at CFPA's 44th Annual Multifaith Service for Peace, at Princeton University Chapel.
In addition to leading the multifaith service in the morning, Archbishop Wester spoke at the afternoon conference, which was held from 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM in-person at Christ Congregation in Princeton, and on Zoom. Our other speakers were nuclear weapon issues expert, Prof. Frank von Hippel, of Princeton University, and co-founder of Princeton's Program on Science & Global Security; Raisa Rubin-Stankiewicz, lead state organizer for the youth-led gun-violence prevention group, March for Our Lives, filled in last minute for Elena Perez; and author and activist, Medea Benjamin, co-founder of the women-led peace group CODEPINK. It was an informative afternoon with excellent, in-depth content on the multiple peace crises facing us right now.
Click the first image below to view the video recording of the Conference on CFPA's YouTube Channel.
Prof. Frank von Hippel presents at CFPA's 44th Annual Conference for Peace, at Christ Congregation, Princeton.