Source: Copley News Service
On August 30, 2002 Copley News Service reported that Sheriff Lee Baca of Los Angeles "announced Thursday he will mark the first anniversary of the
Sept. 11 terrorist attacks with an interfaith prayer vigil designed to promote
harmony between religious faiths...
ï¿½ï¿½ï¿½Representatives of Christian, Sikh, Buddhist, Islam, Jewish, Hindu and other faiths will convene that day ... The 'Towers of Faith Prayer Vigil' event, which is open to the public, is seen as a way of celebrating the region's religious, ethnic and cultural diversity, said Bishop Edward Turner, the special assistant to the sheriff who is coordinating the event... The vigil is one of several in Los Angeles that will commemorate the anniversary of the attacks."