The German government’s strict measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus, including a ban on gatherings of more than two people, have also brought traditional religious services in the country to a complete halt, including for Christians, Muslims and Jews.
The Islamic Council wrote in as statement that many mosques are reaching their financial limits.
“Due to the loss of daily prayers and Friday prayers, a considerable proportion of the donations were canceled and no suitable replacement has been found,” Burhan Kesici, the chairman of the Islamic Council for the Federal Republic of Germany, said in the statement.
Now many mosques fear they will be unable to pay bills, rent or the salary for imams.
Muslims also fear…
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