Religion

After waiting for decades, Muslims in Athens finally get a mosque

Without minaret or dome, the beige, rectangular structure in a former industrial area has none of the ornate grace typical of Islamic places of worship.
But for the Muslims of Athens, it is the result of a long-fought battle - and the city's first formal mosque in more than 180 years.

Pope in Romania/Sovereign Pontiff at National Cathedral: We should have the strength to forgive ourselves, to move on

Pope Francis on Friday delivered at the National Cathedral the Lord's Prayer (Our Father in Heaven) in Latin, about which he said it is a synthesis "of our identity of sons and in particular brothers who pray next to each other". "I wish I express my gratitude and emotion for being here in this holy temple that is clustering us in unity.

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