Saturday, 31 March 2007

Muslim’s church post ‘world first’

A MUSLIM is to promote dialogue between communities from Blackburn Cathedral - in what is thought to be the first appointment of its type in the world.

Anjum Anwar will leave her current post as education officer at the Lancashire Council of Mosques (LCM) at the end of March, and will take up the newly-created job of dialogue development officer.

Canon Chris Chivers, who has responsibility for inter-faith issues, said he knew the move would raise eyebrows, but said: "We are not trying to convert each other, and we are secure enough in our own faith to do this." Read more

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