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Virgin Mary mosque to be opened in Tartous in Syria - dcmaccabees - 06-08-2015

From Vestnik Kavkaza:

Quote:Yesterday in Syria a unique event for the Arab-Muslim world took place: in the Mediterranean city of Tartous a mosque was opened named after the Virgin Mary – the earthly mother of Jesus Christ, one of the most respected figures and the greatest of all the Christian Saints, the news agency SANA reports.

"A mosque has been named after the Virgin Mary for the first time in the Arab and Muslim world,’’ noted Minister of Awqaf in Syria, Mohammad Abdel Sattar al-Sayyed.

According to him, this step is an appeal to harmony and fraternity,’’