MWFpress- Dozens of mosques around the country are to open their doors to non-Muslims this weekend in an effort to counter negative perceptions of Islam and educate people about the religion.Eram News
reported that, More than 80 mosques are taking part in the second Visit My Mosque day, organized by the Muslim Council of Britain (MCB). A similar event last year, involving 20 mosques, attracted hundreds of visitors for tours, talks and tea.
The open day was intended to “provide a platform for Muslims to reach out to fellow Britons and explain their faith and community beyond the hostile headlines”, the MCB said.
Council officials told the press that there will be meetings among diverse religious scholars with the aim of solidarity between religions.
Many of the participating mosques are in cities with large Muslim populations, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds, Glasgow and Cardiff, while mosques in Belfast, Plymouth and Canterbury are also involved.