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Original article published in the Christian Science Monitor on 07/08/2015
Ramadan is a time where Muslims focus on others and charity efforts are at their height. In this spirit, Muslim organizations have joined together to raise money for eight African-American churches destroyed in recent fires.
“It’s Ramadan and we are experiencing firsthand the beauty and sanctity of our mosques during this holy month,” Imam Zaid Shakir, a Muslim American scholar, says on the campaign page. “ALL houses of worship are sanctuaries.”