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Religious leaders show faith in Occupy movement

By Rebecca Rosen Lum
Fog City Journal


March 14, 2012

More than 40 years after the Civil Rights movement, religious leaders still have their eyes on the prize.

They are not leading Occupy Wall Street as they led the Civil Rights movement. And if churches served as a vital network for communication and planning during the days of the sit-ins, that role today has been usurped by Facebook and Twitter.

But in sanctuaries and on the streets, faith has both fueled a passionate commitment to the Occupy Wall Street movement and a passionate debate about its methods.

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