Wednesday, June 15, 2016

USA: Glen Ellyn Ahmadiyya Muslims thanked for opening doors | Video


The mosque invited members of other faiths to the vigil, held during the Islamic holy month of Ramadan, and to send a clear message of solidarity.

Times of Ahmad | News Watch | US Desk
Source/Credit: WGN TV
By Erik Runge | June 14, 2016

GLEN ELLYN, Ill -- A mosque in suburban Glen Ellyn made an open invitation to anyone who would like to pray for the victims in Orlando tonight.

Members of different faiths prayed together as part of the interfaith service to remember those who died and those still recovering.

For many, it was the first time they had ever step into a mosque.

They came together in shared faith in God and the belief the motivation for the killer in Orlando was hate not religion.

It was those beliefs that many felt it necessary to pray together regardless of faith.

For the Islamic community this is just one way they can share the true meaning of Islam with people who know little about it-except for the myths that seem to rise after tragedies like Orlando.




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