May 18, 1997. That unforgettable day will remain in my soul forever. I was next to Chiara when we walked together into the Malcolm Shabazz Mosque, both wearing our chadors. There was a very big crowd.
Sunday, May 18, 1997, was a beautifully sunny, pleasantly cool day with clear air and a bright blue sky. I have a distinct memory of walking from the subway stop to the Masjid Malcolm Shabazz with Fr. James Loughran, a Franciscan Friar of the Atonement and, at the time, the New York Archdiocesan Ecumenical/Interreligious Officer.
Muslim youth and Teens4Unity color their city together
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A high-level debate with various religious leaders at the UN. The theme: promoting tolerance and reconciliation
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