(AP) - Officials in
The reversal has led the state branch of the Council on American-Islamic Relations to plan a prayer vigil Monday night at
Some city councilors suggested including Islamic prayers in September along with convocations from representatives of other faiths.
City councilors had planned to go ahead with the Muslim prayers despite negative e-mails. The Hartford Courant reported they decided Friday to hold an interfaith moment of silence instead.
The Islamic relations council is requesting that an imam be allowed to say a Muslim prayer at the City Council's Sept. 27 meeting.