Imam Mohammed Sherzad (right) gives an invocation while Dr. Anthony Marx (left), president and CEO of the New York Public Library, and Father Joseph McShane of Fordham University, listen Dec. 30, 2011, during the mayor's annual interfaith breakfast at the New York Public Library in New York. (Associated Press)

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Imam Mohammed Sherzad (right) gives an invocation while Dr. Anthony Marx (left), president and CEO of the New York Public Library, and Father Joseph McShane of Fordham University, listen Dec. 30, 2011, during the mayor's annual interfaith breakfast at the New York Public Library in New York. (Associated Press)