Skip to comments.Famous Barcelona bullring may be converted into Europe’s biggest mosque
Posted on 06/25/2014 12:11:30 AM PDT by kingattax
The Emir of Qatar has reportedly agreed to roll out 2.2 billion ($2.99 bn) to convert Barcelona's Monumental bullring into a 40,000-capacity mosque, the biggest in Europe, by 2020, if the city council approves the project.
The building would include a 300m high minaret which may become the third largest in the world after those in Mecca and Medina, reports 20 Minutos, Spain's most-read general newspaper, citing its sources close to the project. The mosque for Barcelonas Muslims will also have a conference hall, a Koran study center, housing up to 300 people, and a museum of Islamic art and history.
The Balaña Group in Barcelona has already agreed the sale, reports 20 Minutos. The next stage will be discussing the project with the city council and getting its approval. The Balaña group, however, hasnt confirmed the information, the paper writes.
According to the Statistics Department of Barcelona´s Town Council, at least 500,000 Muslims were living in Barcelona in 2012. But despite this significant number, the city has only several small houses of worship for Muslims.
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Reconquista and then not.
Europe commits suicide.
When the Moors were expelled from Spain in 1492 (along with the Jews) it was the culmination of the centuries long war from village to village which was savage and exceedingly bloody.
We like to think of ourselves in the 21st century as being far more enlightened than those people 600 years ago. We trumpet, or rather we hear trumpeted, the slogan "diversity is our strength" but the victorious Christians in Spain obviously regarded that slogan as a message inviting suicide. Few could study the historical context of the time and judge them wrong, at least as far as the Moors (rather than the Jews) were concerned.
Muslims, as distinguished from Jews, operate under a belief system which is aggressive, exclusive, and medieval and the Christians who reclaimed Barcelona were not deceived about the virtues of coexistence, at least with them.
Continuing the spewing of BS there...
Europe has sold its Christian birthright for a mess of potage.
One way or other it will still be covered with bull$h!t.
Live by the sword die by the sword