Skip to comments.Turn Empty Catholic Churches into Mosques, French Muslim Leader Says
Posted on 06/16/2015 10:31:48 AM PDT by marshmallow
Frances top Muslim official has suggested turning empty or abandoned Catholic churches into mosques, saying as many as 5,000 are needed for the countrys Muslim population - the largest in Europe.
Its a delicate issue, but why not? Dalil Boubakeur, rector of the Grand Mosque in Paris and the president of the French Council of Muslim Faith, told Europe 1 radio on Monday.
There are currently about 2,500 mosques in France with another 300 under construction, but the number falls short of what is needed, he said. With roughly 5 million Muslims in France, at least 5,000 mosques are needed, Boubakeur said.
During the interview with French radio he gave an example of the transition of a church into a mosque in Clermont-Ferrand, which was welcomed by the local religious community. The church had been abandoned for more than 30 years and the building was given to the Muslim community in 2012.
"It's the same God, these are neighboring rites, fraternal, and I think that Muslims and Christians can coexist and live together, he said.
Its not the first time the lack of places of worship for millions of Muslims has been brought up in France. In April, Boubakeur called for doubling the number of mosques.
His remarks were welcomed by the Christian community as a legitimate demand.
Muslims should, like Christians and Jews, be able to practice their religion, Monseigneur Ribadeau-Dumas, spokesperson for the Bishops Conference of France, told French radio station Europe 1.
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France needs exactly ZERO mosques. Nobody needs a mosque; a mosque exists for the purpose of doing evil. They should all be razed to the ground.
...and sow the ground with salt.
I can't argue with that. I'd be loath to give up the value of the property by destroying it, but yours is an understandable alternative.
Why not, indeed! Both are false faiths and are as empty as Obama’s manhood.
Why not? Because I don't want you defiling sacred ground.
How would muslims react if mosques were turned into synagogues or churches?
Turning Churches into Mosques is on the list of the Muslim Brotherhood Agenda.....it speaks very loud to Muslims as a gigantic victory for Islam...
Same with having their woman wear the Muslim clothing...to a muslim this represent’s their “Flag” flying in our nation for Islam. It’s not about dress code for them....we always read these beasts wrong in this country!!!!
Instead of 5,000 converted churches, how about 5,000 boats to take France’s illegals back to their homes?
5 million muslims in France? That’s almost 8%.
I love this discussion of society as muslim population increases:
Or BBQ-pork restaurants.
If the churches are in the Modern/Brutalist style then let the Muzzies have it.
That is often what is happening in WNY
Sure! As long as we can turn empty mosques into Catholic churches. /s
Incubators for diabolical Muzzie vipers, mosques, are never "needed".
A reduction is the number of Muzzies in France is what is needed.
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