The award honors the memory of Bishop Murphy, an Auxiliary Bishop of
Accepting the award for TIA Colorado were Sister Maureen McCormack (Order of Loretto), President of TIA Colorado, and Sigrid Higdon, board member of TIA Colorado.
“Bishop Murphy’s passion for social justice and his tireless commitment to the role of religion as a constructive and healing force in public life is an inspiration to our chapter and to people across many faith traditions,” McCormack said. “Through this award, The Interfaith Alliance of Colorado hopes to connect with his courage and his wisdom.”
Presenting the award, the Rev.
“We are a national organization, but our real work is done in the grassroots,” Gaddy said. “We are thankful to have a group in
In 2005, TIA Colorado opened interfaith dialogue on Islam, participated in statewide coalitions and lobbied to restore funding to healthcare and education. TIA Colorado also advocated to protect the filibuster and oppose a federal budget cut that would harm programs providing food stamps, student loans and health care to those in need.
- For more information on the Bishop Murphy Award and past recipients, go to interfaithalliance.org.
Interfaith Alliance is a network of people of diverse faiths and beliefs from across the country working together to build a resilient democracy and fulfill America’s promise of religious freedom and civil rights not just for some, but for all. We mobilize powerful coalitions to challenge Christian nationalism and religious extremism, while fostering a better understanding of the healthy boundaries between religion and government. We advocate at all levels of government for an equitable and just America where the freedoms of belief and religious practice are protected, and where all persons are treated with dignity and have the opportunity to thrive. For more information visit interfaithalliance.org.