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Beyond Worship - UK Mosques Doing it Right

It’s far too easy to point out poorly behaving mosques across the UK, but after last week’s Visit My Mosque day, we are happy to report many mosques are making great strives to support their communities and beyond. Several mosques in the UK have hosted open door events for decades, and over 200 took place in …

Young Muslim Girls Talk on Being Hijabi in Britain

“Being a Hijabi, and a Muslim, in general, puts you under a microscope. Every move you make is being watched and judged.” Though Jumana El-Hamdoon and Khadija Meziane are not even teenagers yet, both Muslim girls have experienced the weight of being a Muslim in Britain, My London reported. As they both wear hijab, a choice …

Visit My Mosque 2019: AboutIslam Talks to MCB Coordinator

Following a successful 5th Visit My Mosque Day, AboutIslam reached out to the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB), the organizers of the event, through one of its coordinators, to highlight the impact of this initiative on the Muslim community. Five years since the start of the first Visit My Mosque Day in the UK, huge steps …

Smiles, Samosas Welcome People to Surrey Oldest Mosque

WOKING, Surrey – Over 250 Mosques across the UK opened their doors to visitors on March 3rd as part of the Muslim Council of Britain’s Visit My Mosque open day. The oldest purpose-built mosque, the Shah Jahan Mosque in Woking, Surrey, took part in the program with four offerings: A chance to look inside the historical …

Visit My Mosque Day: Hundreds of British Mosques Open Doors

LONDON – Today, more than 250 British mosques are welcoming people from different faiths and backgrounds as part of ‘Visit My Mosque’ initiative This program is taking place for the fifth consecutive year to make people of all faiths feel welcome while visiting mosques and learning about Islam, The Independent reported. “We are pleased to …

Canadian Muslims Welcome Neighbors into Mosques

TORONTO – Mosques across Canada opened their doors on Saturday, November 10th and welcomed their neighbors on a day designated as Visit My Mosque Day. “In essence, Visit My Mosque Day is about opening a channel for Muslims and non-Muslims to interact, thus building bridges to a stronger Canada,” said Canadian-Muslim Vote (CMV), organizer of …

On #VisitMyMosque Day: Manchester Mosque Welcomes Public

Imagine living near a mosque that had been in the national press as the chosen place of worship for a terrorist and his father. Would you feel like dropping in or would you avoid it? Now imagine being a non-Muslim with zero connection to the community invited inside. What would it take to go cross …

Hundreds of British Mosques Host Visit My Mosque Day

LONDON – Today, more than 200 British mosques are welcoming people from different faiths and backgrounds as part of ‘Visit My Mosque’ initiative taking place for the second consecutive year to strengthen social relations inside the British community. “Despite the multi-religious and multi-cultural society we live in, these poll results show that the majority of …

Cardiff Mosque Hosts Kickboxing & Cub Scouts

CARDIFF – Visitors coming to the Dar Ul-Isra Mosque in Cathays, Cardiff, will change their ideas about mosques forever. As many believe mosques are built as places of worship only, the Dar Ul-Isra mosque is working to change this perception, hosting cub scouts and kickboxing classes. “When they first start Cubs you get a few …



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