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Anti-Islam blogger scheduled to speak at EMU in event hosted by a Catholic radio station

Posted on: August 7th, 2013 by kresta in the afternoon No Comments


August 7, 2013

By Chelsea Hoedl, Intern Reporter

Robert Spencer, an anti-Islam blogger and author who was recently banned from the United Kingdom for his alleged association with hate groups, will speak at a symposium at Eastern Michigan University Saturday, according to the Detroit Free Press.
‘Is Islam a Religion of Peace?’ will be hosted by Ave Maria Radio, an Ann Arbor-based Catholic radio station. The event, which will be held in the EMU Student Center, will also feature pro-Muslim speakers.

The symposium will conclude with a Mass led by Lansing Catholic bishop Earl Boyea.

According to the Detroit Free Press, EMU released a statement saying the university is not financially supporting, sponsoring or advertising the event.

Read the full story in the Detroit Free Press

Source: http://www.annarbor.com/news/ypsilanti/anti-islam-blogger-scheduled-to-speak-at-eastern-michigan-university-in-event-hosted-by-a-catholic-r/

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