TEHRAN (IQNA) – Some 1,000 people attended an Interfaith and Multicultural Festival hosted by the Ummah Masjid and Community Center in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, on Friday. Sadly, sometimes we only get together when there is a disaster happening," said Abdallah Yousri, the imam of the mosque. It first started in 2015, and is an adaptation of United Nations' World Interfaith Harmony Week, which runs during the first week of February. Yousri said he often runs into people who tell them they visited the mosque as part of the event. Community shows respectPatrica Betts from the St. Andrew's United Church often participates in interfaith activities with the Ummah Masjid.
Source: CBC News February 05, 2023 01:32 UTC