Terrorism will not divide us, say UK faith leaders

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Terror attacks in the name of religion are an ‘affront to faith’, say 24 UK faith leaders.

In an open letter calling for unity and understanding following recent terrorist attacks, the leaders including Christians, Hindus, Muslims, Jews and Sikhs describe the attacks in Westminster, St Petersburg, Stockholm and Egypt as ‘barbaric acts of senseless violence’. The letter was released before last night’s Paris attack.

Westminster was hit by a terror attack.Reuters

They say: ‘Now more than ever faith groups are uniting in the face of those who would wish to sow fear and spread mistrust between the people of this country.

‘These attacks seek to divide us, and together we must show them that they will never succeed.

‘Instead of voices being raised in anger, we will continue to be calm

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