• Tuesday, November 29, 2022

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‘Mosques should hire UK-born imams’

The report has suggested imams speak English.

By: Eastern Eye Staff

British-born imams who are better equipped than foreign religious leaders to understand the challenges faced by Muslims in the UK should be hired by mosques, the authors of a new report have recommended. The Citizens UK report published on Monday (3), and chaired by the former attorney general Dominic Grieve, examined how Muslim participation in public and community life might be improved. The study entitled “The Missing Muslims: Unlocking British Muslim Potential for the Benefit of All”  describes engagement between the government and Muslim communities as “a broken relationship that needs to be resolved, and both parties need to be proactive in…

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