[ltr]300 Muslims praying inside a church in Washington Friday[/ltr][ltr]
Washington-Iraq Press -1 July: For more than 8 years, initiated a church in Washington , hosted byMuslims for Friday prayers, in response to them when they were looking for a place to pray, which iswitnessing the presence of the largest number compared with the rest of the week, responded Church " Epiphany holiday " to them, and after that the number was no more than 50 people there became more than 300 Muslims performing Friday prayers every week in the church referred to.
According to a report the network "CBS" American, said Mr. responsible for organizing Friday prayers , the Church "things start between people who have a willingness for understanding and coexistence difference, and this is what happened in our case, it was the response of a wonderful church, and after that the number of performing prayers Friday Church , 50 people became our numbers more than 300 people, we all pray Friday inthe Islamic manner, but with the blessing of the church. "
Since the church opened its doors embarked for Muslims to perform the Friday prayers, this did not please some, According tothe publication 's website Konsrfatyv Tribune What was the evangelist Franklin Graham , however , criticized the decision tohost Islamic prayer in a place of worship a Christian, he said: "It 's sad to see the church opens its doors for worship is the true God who sent his son , our Lord Jesus Christ to save us from our sins. "
And in the footsteps of Graham, Islamic clerics prohibits prayer in churches, there are different doctrines in this regard, but the prohibition and prevention are the strongest presence, while there are those who say that a Muslim has the right to prayer in any place if attended prayer, and the conditions of validity Muslim prayers in church according to the views of doctrinal cover images and Altmathil.anthy (1)