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CAIR-San Diego Rep Participates in Interfaith Peace Vigil

CAIR-SAN DIEGO REP PARTICIPATES IN INTERFAITH PEACE VIGIL

(SAN DIEGO, CA, 3/20/07) – A representative of the San Diego chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-San Diego) recently took part in a day-long prayer vigil for peace sponsored by Faith Leaders for Peace, a group of interfaith leaders and activists from San Diego County.

Throughout the event, which took place at the Federal Building in downtown San Diego, participants shared teachings on peace from their various faith traditions.

Taha Hassane, Imam of the Islamic Center of San Diego and an active member of the Faith Leaders for Peace, gave a short supplication at the vigil. The concluding supplication was given by Imam Sharif Battikhi of the American Islamic Services Foundation.

“We applaud Faith Leaders for Peace for sponsoring this event and for promoting peace for all people and faiths on the fourth anniversary of the war in Iraq,” said CAIR-San Diego Public Relations Director Edgar Hopida.

CONTACT: CAIR-San Diego Public Relations Director Edgar Hopida, Tel: 619-913-0719; Email: ehopida@cair.com

 

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