Nihad Awad

Council on American-Islamic Relations

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Co-founder and Executive Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations, a civil rights and advocacy organization

Nihad Awad on KCRW

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Pope Benedict XVI declared  today, "I renounce the ministry of Bishop of Rome, Successor of Saint Peter."

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Pope Benedict XVI declared today, "I renounce the ministry of Bishop of Rome, Successor of Saint Peter."

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