Church in Berlin opens its doors to Muslims to pray and celebrate Eid

Muslims around the world this weekend prepare to celebrate Eid ul-Fitr, the holiday marking the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, a church in Berlin has opened its doors to let Muslims hold Friday Prayer while observing social distancing because of the pandemic.

The Dar Assalam mosque in Berlin has been able to welcome only a fraction of Muslim worshipers during Ramadan because of rules on social distancing.

So the Martha Lutheran church stepped in to help. “I could only say yes, yes, yes, because we have the same concerns and we want to learn from you,” the church pastor, Monika Matthias, said. “And it is beautiful to feel that way about each other.”

Now, my question is this – would or could this be reciprocated by Muslims?

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