Washington National Cathedral to host Muslim prayer service Friday

PUMABydesign001's Blog

Washington National Cathedral Washington National Cathedral

According to an article in the Washington Post, the Washington Cathedral in Washington, D.C. will be hosting its first “jummah” (Muslim prayer service) this Friday.

As expected the organizers have a statement to make by permitting Muslim leaders to hold midday service at this venue famously known for presidential funerals and other worship services.

‘We want the world to see the Christian community is partnering with us and is supporting our religious freedom in the same way we are calling for religious freedom for all minorities in Muslim countries,’ said Rizwan Jaka, a spokesman with the prominent ADAMS mosque in Sterling, Va., one of the co-sponsors of Friday’s service. ‘Let this be a lesson to the world.’

By the way, only those invited are welcome with their prayer rugs in tow.

In a prepared statement Ebrahim Rasool, South African ambassador to the United States and a…

View original post 355 more words

4 responses to “Washington National Cathedral to host Muslim prayer service Friday

  1. Fits right in with the muslim minaret on top of the One World Trade Center in NY.

  2. I think they should have put a giant middle finger on it

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s