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Loving our Muslim neighbours

“When a mosque is vandalised or Muslim worshippers verbally abused, I often wonder whether we, as Christians, take for granted our own right to worship in peace and safety. Muslims are often easily recognisable by their hijabs or other attire, leaving peacemaking women and men who practise Islam vulnerable to bullies motivated by irrational fear,” says Bishop John Roundhill

(L-R) Frances Thompson (wife of Bishop John Roundhill), Anglican Bishop of The Southern Region The Right Rev’d John Roundhill, Catholic Archbishop of Brisbane The Most Rev’d Mark Coleridge and Coptic Orthodox priest Fr David Mahrous at the 18 March 2019 prayer service for Christchurch mosque attack victims at The Islamic College of Brisbane

Faith leaders united in prayer for Christchurch victims

Christian, Muslim, Jewish and other faith leaders united in prayer yesterday, along with thousands of SEQ locals, at a service at the Islamic College of Brisbane for victims of Friday’s Christchurch mosque attacks