ALL Muslims to pray together as Germany opens its first liberal mosque (photos)

ALL Muslims to pray together as Germany opens its first liberal mosque (photos)

A mosque where all Muslims (be it male of female, gay or straight) can pray together has opened in Germany.

This is the first of its kind because it is located right inside a church.

In the liberal mosques, women are not allowed to wear veils.

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Women, men, straight and gay Muslims will all be allowed to pray together as Germany opens its first liberal mosque (Photos)

More than 4 million Muslims live in Germany, the majority from Turkey but also from the Balkans, the Middle East and Northern Africa

When asked how she feels about the new development, Women's rights activist Seyran Ates said;

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'I couldn't be more euphoric, it's a dream come true. This project was long overdue.

Women, men, straight and gay Muslims will all be allowed to pray together as Germany opens its first liberal mosque (Photos)

Sunni and Shiite believers are encouraged to preach alongside one another and women will not be allowed to wear veils

"There's so much Islamist terror and so much evilness happening in the name of my religion ... it's important that we, the modern and liberal Muslims, also show our faces in public.'

Women, men, straight and gay Muslims will all be allowed to pray together as Germany opens its first liberal mosque (Photos)

Police officers are posted at the entrance of the Ibn Rushd-Goethe-mosque. Ms Ates waved aside any potential worries about threats or criticism from more conservative Muslims

No one will be let in with a niqab or burqa veil. This is for security reasons and also it is our belief that full-face veils have nothing to do with religion, but rather are a political statement.'

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Source: Naij.com

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