Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Group Plans Weekly Prayer Vigils at Lab.

Byline: Jennifer McKee Journal Staff Writer

Co-Leader Says Events Will Begin Thursday

A group of activists and religious people who said they want to connect with Los Alamos National Lab workers as "fellow human beings" are planning silent prayer vigils in a parking lot in the center of the weapons lab every week starting Thursday.

The group will also pass out fliers in front of several lab buildings questioning nuclear weapons research, said Greg Mello, of the Los Alamos Study Group, a co-organizer of the prayer movement. Harold Wheat, an intern from the Methodist Church, is another organizer.

Every Thursday morning at 6 a.m., the group will meet in the DeVargas Mall parking lot in Santa Fe, Mello said. …

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