Religious scholars gathering in Mission

The Clarke Theatre will host an interfaith symposium debating why suffering exists

An interfaith symposium will be held in Mission Feb. 7 at the Clarke Theatre.

Religious scholars, local dignitaries and the general public will discuss suffering and why it exists from 6 to 9:30 p.m.

This conference is being organized with cooperation from District of Mission, The Vancouver School of Theolgy, Suman Sargam Music School, Mountain Rain Zen Buddhism and Sikh Temple of Missions. Mayor Ted Adlen will chair and moderate the talk, which will be attended by Rev. Dr. Richard Tropping (Christianity), Myoshin Kate McCandless (Buddhism), Mrs. Suman Sharma (Hindu), Gian Singh Kotli (Sikhism) and Mr. Mohammad Afzal Mirza (Islam).

Everyone is welcome to attend.

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