Bishop visits Islamic Centre in show of solidarity

first_imgPrint Twitter Bishop of Limerick Brendan Leahy says Popes visit will be unique celebration of faith and family Bishop Brendan Leahy urges Limerick people to make use of this “extra special Easter” Linkedin Advertisement Reactions from members of both sides of Eighth Amendment Referendum COVID-19 volunteerism is a glimpse of what the future can be for church and community Previous articleFewer Limerick women seeking UK abortionsNext article#WATCH Statue of Anthony Foley unveiled on Clancy’s Strand Editor WhatsAppcenter_img The Bishop of Limerick, Brendan Leahy, has visited the Limerick Islamic Cultural Centre to show his solidarity with local Muslims community who are observing a holy month of Ramadan.Ramadan is observed by Muslims worldwide as a holy month of fasting, introspection and prayers. Fasting is one of the five fundamental principles of Islam. Each day during Ramadan, Muslims do not eat or drink from sunrise to sunset. Muslims break their daily fasts by sharing meals with family and friends, and the end of Ramadan is celebrated with a festival known as Eid al-Fitr.Sign up for the weekly Limerick Post newsletter Sign Up The Bishop, shared an Iftar (breaking of fast) meal with Muslims present at that occasion at the Centre.The Bishop and the head of the Limerick Islamic Cultural Centre discussed matters pertaining to mutual interests. Both stressed the importance of interreligious harmony and unity among the intellectuals as well as the common people of the community for a healthy society. Muintearas Íosa begins celebration of milestone year TAGSBishop Brendan LeahyLimerick Islamic Cultural Centre Half of Limerick parents feel overwhelmed RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR NewsCommunityBishop visits Islamic Centre in show of solidarityBy Editor – June 21, 2017 1246 Email Facebooklast_img

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