French mosques hold open house
January 19, 2016
Hundreds of mosques throughout France held open houses recently to offer a “tea of fraternity” and “create spaces of conviviality and exchange,” according to a report in Le Figaro.
The open houses typically attracted 100 to 300 visitors.
Nationwide participation figures were not available. In eight of France’s administrative regions, an estimated 75% of mosques participated, according to Anwar Kbibech, president of the French Council of the Muslim Faith.
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