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Muslim prayers banned in streets of Paris

Catholic World News - September 16, 2011

The French interior ministry has banned public prayers by Muslims in the streets of Paris. As the Muslim population has grown, mosque seating has become insufficient; the government will permit Muslims to rent a large military depot.

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  • Posted by: hartwood01 - Sep. 19, 2011 12:21 AM ET USA

    Don't try to make the sign of the cross in Pakistan,Iran...etc. You would be shot on the spot.

  • Posted by: mamato085337 - Sep. 17, 2011 8:06 AM ET USA

    Dr. Jazz's comment demonstrates that Catholics have the best sense of humor!

  • Posted by: stpetric - Sep. 16, 2011 8:26 PM ET USA

    As I understand it from the Daily Telegraph of London, *all* prayer is to be banned in the street in France, not just Muslim prayer.

  • Posted by: DrJazz - Sep. 16, 2011 8:48 AM ET USA

    So, this large military depot that the French government will permit Muslims to rent . . . will it still have weapons in it? I suppose if it does, it will make the Muslim takeover of France (and Europe) that much easier.

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