MUSLIM COMMUNITY TO HOST OPEN-DOORS IN MONTREAL MOSQUES: THE PUBLIC IS INVITEDDecember 2, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Montreal, Quebec, December 2nd, 2010- The Muslim Council of Montreal (MCM) extends a public invitation to the Montreal community to participate in an Open Doors event, taking place at number of mosques in the Montreal area on December 5th, 2010.
“Fostering peace and
goodwill in the community is the collective responsibility of all citizens,”
said Salam Elmenyawi, president of MCM. “We hope this Open Mosque event will be
a means to open the channels of communication and build bridges of mutual
understanding and respect.”
Please find attached a detailed list of all mosques and centres participating in the Open Doors event. Presentations will be set up at the mosques and volunteers will be on hand to answer visitor’s questions. Free literature and refreshments will be available.
As the mosque is a religious institution, visitors are
requested to dress modestly and remove their shoes when entering the prayer
WHAT: MOSQUE OPEN DOORS
WHERE: NUMEROUS MONTREAL AREA MOSQUES (See attached list or visit MCM website for more details at: http://www.muslimcouncil.org)
WHEN: Sunday December 5th, 2010, from 12:30 pm to 4:30 pm.
Muslim Council of Montreal (MCM)
Tel.: (514) 748-8427
The Muslim Council of Montreal (MCM) is an umbrella organization representing a number of Islamic institutions in the Montreal region. There are over 225,000 Muslims in Montreal, about 1,000,000 in Canada and 1.7 billion worldwide.