(LATRHUP VILLAGE, MI, 7/21/06) ­ The Michigan chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-MI) joined local Muslim, Jewish and Christian faith communities today to pray for peace in the Middle East.

The interfaith prayers at the Muslim Center in Detroit were organized by the Council of Islamic Organization of Michigan (CIOM). In attendance were imams and Muslim activists, and Baptist, Methodist, Catholic, Jewish, and Episcopalian congregation leaders.

Participants expressed their sadness at the loss of life in Israel, Palestine and Lebanon, and called on the Bush administration to broker a just and lasting peace in the region.

 

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