Anglicans rally around Peterborough Muslims

Bishop LindaAnglican churches have joined the broader Peterborough, Ont., community in an outpouring of support and generosity for the members of the city’s only mosque, the Masjid Al-Salaam, which was torched by arson in a probable hate crime late in the evening of November 14. The clericus of the regional deanery of Peterborough donated an initial $250 and called on all deanery parishes to match this amount, which should bring in several thousand dollars, according to Dean Gloria Master. “We received a message from Bishop Linda Nicholls saying, ‘Do what you can in reaching out.’ Almost all of our congregations have offered matching funds.”

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