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Christian group wants to celebrate 'Jesus' victory over Toronto with big downtown celebration

Voices of the Nations hopes to celebrate its David-and-Goliath victory over city hall by filling Toronto's Yonge-Dundas Square with so many Christians singing praise to Jesus on August 6 that the downtown comes to a standstill.

"Everyone who believes in Christ should be out on that day to show the City of Toronto that we as Christians are united," VOTN director Peter Ruparelia told LifeSiteNews. "We want to close off Yonge Street."

The Christian organization is ready to launch its sixth annual one-day international Gospel music festival in Yonge-Dundas Square (YDS) on Saturday - despite having to adhere to a 13-point agreement with the YDS management board that stipulates, among other things, that it pre-approve all advertising and promotional material, and vet all literature to be handed out the day.

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