Bishop of London and Sadiq Khan host interfaith Ramadan event at St Paul’s Cathedral

May 15, 2019 by

By Ruth Sax, Premier:

St Paul’s Cathedral played host to an interfaith event on Tuesday to mark Ramadan.

Bishop of London Rt Rev Sarah Mullally and the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan welcomed a host of young people from different religions ahead of an Iftar where Muslims break their fast.

Speaking to Premier at the event, Mr Khan said: “I want to pay huge tribute to the Bishop of London and everyone at St Paul’s Cathedral for opening up this really special cathedral and spiritual home of many Londoners.

“As a city, we don’t just tolerate difference, but we respect it, celebrate it and we embrace it.”

“Those of us that believe in pluaralism and believe the fact that we have more in common than that which divides us and separates us.

“The message from London is that we are going to put down bridges rather than build walls.”

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