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Clergy on assignment at Zimmerman trial

by Carla Hinton Published: July 10, 2013

The trial of George Zimmerman, the man charged with second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of unarmed teen Trayvon Martin in 2012, is making headlines these days.  

Recently, I came upon an interesting story online about pastors who have formed a group called Sanford Pastors Connecting. CNN’s Belief Blog reports that the group is a ministerial association made up of clergy of different races who are attending the Zimmerman trial held in Seminole Circuit Court in Sanford, Fla.

Read the full story on the Belief Blog to learn about how the clergy leaders have committed to doing their part to promote peace during court proceedings that are expected to heighten racial tension.

CNN’s Belief Blog: Pastors aim to keep peace at Zimmerman trial

Carla Hinton

Religion Editor

 


by Carla Hinton
Religion Editor
Carla Hinton, an Oklahoma City native, joined The Oklahoman in 1986 as a National Society of Newspaper Editors minority intern. She began reporting full-time for The Oklahoman two years later and has served as a beat writer covering a wide...
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