Sunday, March 23, 2003

Local Celebrity

I'm going to have to start poking fun at him. Dad has made the paper yet again.

Abdul Rauf Campos-Marquetti, general secretary of the Islamic Center of New Mexico, said he's seen an increase in praying both at the center and in other places.
"I think strange times like this are times when communities can come together and focus on what the real issue is and that's peace and respect for each other," he said.
Campos-Marquetti has been working to keep a dialogue open between the Muslim and Jewish communities in Albuquerque.
"As a community, we encourage non-Muslims to come and speak to us and ask us what our feelings are about this situation. Don't assume we love Saddam or al-Qaida," he said.

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