|Worldwide candlelight vigil October 26th
Clergy Sexual Abuse International Candlelight Vigil
October 26, 2003
http://www.candlelightvigil.info/People from all walks of life are uniting to express their love,
support and compassion for victims of clergy abuse in the first international
On October 26, people from all over the world will light a candle in
their home or stand together with others who share the same compassion.
This vigil is nondenominational. It is not a protest or a reflection on
any specific religion or organization. However, many groups may decide
to send their own message at their vigil.
Many are encouraging religious leaders to participate, giving them the
opportunity to show their community that they truly have compassion for
Another group suggested an opportunity for people to "sponsor a candle"
if they can't be at the vigil with the proceeds going to local support
Age, race, religion, or group affiliation
do not play a part in this event. We are all coming together as human
beings who want to show our love and support to those victims abused by
For more information, please go to:
Anytime will be fine!
Many will try 4-5 p.m. EST
and again at 8-9 p.m. EST
"The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don't do anything about it."