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…
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