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03-04-2010, 10:10 PM
WASHINGTON -– The silence in the great hall of the Congress was deafening as imam Abdullah Antepli started delivering the opening prayer for the House of Representatives on Wednesday, March 3.

"Asalam alaikum… peace be with you," Antepli, the Muslim chaplain at Duke University, told the attendees who stood and bowed their heads in respect.

"O God of all nations, look with favor upon this esteemed Congress. Guard these important decision-makers with your divine light," he said.

"Be the source of strength and comfort. Enable them to serve you and glorify your names by serving the citizens of this great nation and to the entire humanity regardless of their gender, ethnicity or religion."

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urgle burgle
03-04-2010, 10:56 PM
my personal opinion...

eh....nothing to see here, move along.