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CAIR-San Antonio to Co-Sponsor Interfaith Silent Candlelight Vigil for All Those Suffering from Violence

websitelogo(SAN ANTONIO, TEXAS, 11/21/15) – On Sunday, November 22, the San Antonio chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-San Antonio) will join interfaith partners at a silent candlelight vigil for all those suffering from violence – the families and the countries, the victims and perpetrators, ourselves and others.

When: Sunday, Nov. 22, 5:30 – 6:30 p.m.

Where: University of the Incarnate Word, by the Peace Pole on Dubuis Lawn

What: Candle Light Silent Vigil

Contact: CAIR-San Antonio President Sarwat Husain, 210-378-9528,


“In the light of the critical challenges of today, more than ever all faiths and beliefs have to come together and pray to God to help us eliminate evil from the world and help us prevent every senseless act of violence in our society. By joining hands and standing in solidarity we need to focus on the need to renew the human spirit in the wake of seeming madness,” said CAIR-San Antonio President Sarwat Husain

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(The University of the Incarnate Word, 4301 Broadway, San Antonio, TX 78209. Dubuis Lawn is centrally located by the clock tower between the Mabee Library and the George Brackenridge Villa.  On a Sunday evening, guests may park any place not designated by a red curb).

Co-Sponsors: University of Incarnate Word, Christ Lutheran of Alamo Heights; Community Relations Council of the Jewish Federation; Episcopal Church of Reconciliation; Dialogue Institute of the Southwest, San Antonio; Incarnate Word Sisters International Justice, Peace, and Integrity of Creation Committee; Pax Christi, San Antonio; SA Coalition Against Genocide;  San Antonio Muslim Women’s Association; San Antonio Peace Center; SoL Center at University Presbyterian Church; Temple Beth El; and others.

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.

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