Source: inbrampton.com | by Ashley Newport
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada is asking Canadian residents of all backgrounds to consider visiting a local mosque in the wake of the horrific terrorist attack against Muslim residents in Christchurch, New Zealand.
The Visit a Mosque campaign, which aims to teach Canadians a little more about the often embattled faith, was launched after 28-year-old Australian man Brenton Harrison Tarrant allegedly gunned down 50 Muslim residents during Friday prayers on March 15.
Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama`at Canada says dozens of mosques and prayer centres across the country will be open for visits—including Baitul Hamd in Mississauga, Masjid Mubarak in Brampton and the mosque located at 1456 Bronte St. S. in Milton.
“From British Columbia to Newfoundland, the community is inviting Canadians from all walks of life to visit a mosque and learn more about the true and peaceful teachings of Islam,” the campaign website reads. “As Muslims who believe in the Messiah, Mirza Ghulam Ahmad, we aim to unite people under the banner of ‘Love for all, Hatred for none.'”
Organizers say they believe that true security in mosques will not come from guards, but rather from compassionate citizens “that demonstrate unconditional love for one another’s freedoms.”
Organizers say that, in the spirit of Mirza Ghulam Ahmad—the found… read more at source.
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