Church leaders back new Worcester mosque plans in open letter

Jun 14, 2018 by

by Christian Barnett, Worcester News:

CHURCH leaders across Worcester have signed an open letter supporting plans for a new £3 million mosque in Worcester.

Members of the Church of England clergy in Worcester East Deanery backed the bid for the contemporary building on Stanley Road in the letter to Worcester Muslim Welfare Association general secretary Mohammed Iqbal.

The Reverend Paul Honniball and Reverend Kalantha Brewis read out the letter during the interfaith Iftar at the mosque in Tallow Hill on Monday (June 11) evening just before worshippers broke their fast.

Reverend Kalantha Brewis said it was very important to show support during what is a very important time for the Muslim community in Worcester.

“We wanted to show our support is because we feel it is very important, especially in the current climate.

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