Sweden: Church threatened over pro-Muslim service

Reads “Swedish church”

Last week the city’s St Petri Church announced that it would be holding a service in solidarity with the Muslim community and those from other religions during the Pegida demonstration, which will take place on the Stortorget square on Monday evening.

“During the manifestation, the Swedish Church is going to hold a service where we express joy for our city and our Muslim friends,” Malmö parish vicar Anders Ekhem told The Local on Friday.

“There is strong support for diverse cultures in Malmö and it is important that the church is there to support that.”

But on Monday the Church said it had received death threats as a result of its decision…


Guess the “support for diverse cultures” is not as quite strong as you thought.

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