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CAIR-San Diego: Faith Leaders for Peace

(SAN DIEGO, CA, 6/15/06)- The San Diego chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-San Diego) recently took part in a day-long prayer and fasting event to promote peace sponsored by the Faith Leaders for Peace at the Federal Building in downtown San Diego.

Throughout the day, event participants shared teachings on peace from our various faith traditions and invited congregations to join in the event. Shaykh Taha Hassane, Imam of the Islamic Center of San Diego and also an active member of the Faith Leaders for Peace, led the mid afternoon prayer for Muslims.

“We applaud the efforts of the Faith Leaders for Peace for sponsoring this event and for the promotion of peace for all people and faiths,” said CAIR-San Diego Director of Public Relations Edgar Hopida.

CONTACT: Edgar Hopida, 858-278-4547, E-Mail:


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