Clergy issues call for civility –

Thursday, November 12, 2009 By Bruce NolanStaff writerIt’s gotten ugly out there in the pubic square — on television, at public meetings, on the Internet. Whether it’s health care reform specifically or politics generally, people seem to demonize each other, shout each other down and gleefully circulate vicious e-mail messages distorting the other side.
So much so that in East Jefferson, Christian, Jewish and Muslim clergy recently have found common ground about one, clear thing. They’ve decided to give their congregations a message:
Get hold of yourself!