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CAIR Offers Condolences on Death of Billy Graham

(WASHINGTON, D.C., 2/21/18) — The Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR), the nation’s largest Muslim civil rights and advocacy organization, today offered condolences on the death of iconic Christian leader Billy Graham, who died today at the age of 99.

In a statement, CAIR National Executive Director Nihad Awad said:

“We offer the American Muslim community’s condolences to the loved ones of Billy Graham, and we pray that God comforts them in this time of loss.”

CAIR is America’s largest Muslim civil liberties and advocacy organization. Its mission is to enhance the understanding of Islam, encourage dialogue, protect civil liberties, empower American Muslims, and build coalitions that promote justice and mutual understanding.

La misión de CAIR es mejorar la comprensión del Islam, fomentar el diálogo, proteger las libertades civiles, capacitar a los musulmanes estadounidenses, y construir coaliciones que promuevan la justicia y la comprensión mutua.

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CONTACT: CAIR National Communications Director Ibrahim Hooper, 202-744-7726, ihooper@cair.com

 

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