Prayer vigil to be held at Delta mosque for Christchurch victims
The event gets underway at the Baitur Rahman Mosque on River Road at 7:30 p.m. this Saturday
Delta’s Baitur Rahman Mosque will hold a silent prayer vigil this weekend for the victims of the terrorist attacks on two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand, and organizers are inviting the public to join them.
Apart from commemorating the 50 worshippers who were killed during their prayer service last Friday, it is important to show solidarity for the community during trying times, said Irfan Chaudhry, public relations director for the Muslim faith organization Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at.
“These events are happening very often and it’s due to a lack of knowledge and a lack of tolerance of different faiths.”
The vigil, which will be held at 7:30 p.m. this Saturday (March 23), coincides with a Canada-wide “Visit a Mosque” campaign by the organization with the aim to combat Islamophobia in the country…. Read more at source.
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