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UHD to Host Houston Interfaith Ministries

retirement-luncheonThe University of Houston-Downtown (UHD) Center for Public Deliberation will host "Interfaith Breakfast: How our Faith Impacts Serving and Working with People in our Society" from 9-10:30 a.m., Saturday, Nov. 5, in the Academic Building's Special Events Center, A300.

Zahra Jamal, associate director, Boniuk Institute, Rice University; Henry Cuellar, seminarian, St. Mary's Catholic Seminary; and various leaders and members of religious communities in Houston will be in attendance to discuss the following issues:

  • How do people of faith express their commitments to social justice publicly?
  • How do we best show respect for people of other beliefs?
  • How can we work together for a more peaceful world?

A continental breakfast will be served. The event is co-sponsored by Houston Interfaith Ministries and the UHD Center for Student Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

For more information, contact Paul L. Fortunato, associate professor of English, at 713-221-8432.