The Herald News – Joliet (IL)
January 4, 2002
ATLANTA — Muslims from across the Southeast are being urged to visit churches and synagogues, and hold open houses at mosques to try to dispel misconceptions about Islam, especially after Sept. 11. “Take advantage of any opportunity to let people have firsthand experience with Islam and Muslims,” Souheil Ghannouchi, president of the Muslim American Society, said Dec. 28 at the three-day “Living Islam in America” convention.

The meeting was sponsored by the Southeast region of the Islamic Circle of North America.
The group is made up largely of Muslims living in Georgia, Alabama, the Carolinas and Tennessee. A higher purpose

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