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Concord Leeds Interfaith Fellowship and Leeds City Peacelink hosted

Candles were lit from the World Peace Flame on behalf of the Baha’i, Buddhist, Brahma Kumari, Christian, Hindu, Jewish, Muslim, Pagan and Sikh communities, and there was a reading from each of these faiths. The Councillor lit a candle on behalf of all the people of Leeds. An audience of about 100 people shared in prayers and words of commitment to peace and justice. Sikh musicians performed sacred music from their own tradition.

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Sharing in lftar with Shia Muslims

ON 22ND JULY Concord members were invited to attend the Baab-ul-Ilm Islamic Centre for their annual interfaith dinner, or communal iftar (breakfast). This has become a regular invitation extended to Concord, with the Baab always delivering a warm welcome and excellent hospitality. This year’s event proved to be no different. For members who have never visited, the Baab-ul-llm is a community centre which serves as a mosque located in Moortown. The community was founded by Muslims expelled from Uganda by ldi Amin, and was originally based in Beeston.

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Shia Man injured By firing During Ashura Commemoration in Sydney, Community under threat by IS Terrorists

JNN 04 Nov 2014 Sydney : There are fears of violence against Sydney’s Shia Muslim community by Islamic State supporters after a Shia man was shot outside the Islamic Center in the early hours of this morning in southwest Sydney.
Rasoul Al-Musawi , 47 was closing up the Husainiyah ( Imambargah ) Nabi Akram Center, Islamic prayer centre on Rosedale Avenue is Greenacre when the attack occurred, with friends claiming he was targeted by people claiming to be supporters of Islamic State.

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