Posts Tagged ‘mosque attack’

Do you want to help the Muslim community in New Zealand?

Thursday, March 21st, 2019

With thousands of Kiwis wanting to reach out to offer their generous help to Muslim communities all over the country, Kiwi Muslim Samir Harith has shared some important things to keep in mind when offering help. Continue reading Related Posts:Peace, unity and love mark terror attack anniversaryThe failure of the West to understand the religious Read more

Neighbouring Muslim and Christian communities grieve together

Monday, March 18th, 2019

On Sunday afternoon the Catholic bishop of Auckland, Patrick Dunn, led a service in Sacred Heart Church that was attended by a large number of men and women from the Al-Masjid Al-Jamie mosque. The church was packed to overflowing with many dozens more outside and across the road outside the mosque. The mosque and the church Read more

Our grief threatens to overwhelm our community

Monday, March 18th, 2019

Calling the city’s grief “raw and real,” New Zealand Bishop Paul Martin of Christchurch called on people to overcome hate with love after Friday’s attack on two mosques in the city left 50 people dead. “We are unable to express the confusion and pain we feel. “Our grief threatens to overwhelm our community at the Read more

Islamic Women’s Council not surprised by attack on mosque

Monday, March 18th, 2019
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Anjum Rahman, a spokesperson of the Islamic Women’s Council New Zealand (IWCNZ), says she was not surprised by the attack on the Masjid Al Noor and the Linwood Masjid mosques. She said IWCNZ has been engaging with both the previous and current government for several years, asking for support. Rahman said she did not think the council’s Read more