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Irish Imam Holds Muslim Peace Conference in Reykjavík
by Alëx Elliott
This evening marks Iceland's first interfaith peace congress held by Ahmadiyya Muslims. Such meetings are held regularly in countries with active Ahmadiyya communities, but this will be the first time in Iceland, Vísir reports.
The meeting will take place at CenterHotel Plaza in Reykjavík and is open to all. The meeting will be led by Ibrahim Michael Noonan, the first Irishman to become an imam in Ireland. He was raised a Catholic in a small town in the south of Ireland, but switched religions 23 years ago, after having been studying to become a priest.
Ibrahim has long been a spokesman for the Muslim community in Ireland and is a regular media interviewee when it comes to the cultural clash going on in Ireland and elsewhere in Europe.
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