Vicar of Baghdad Canon Andrew White: ‘Ezekiel’s shrine is safe’

After following the “Ezekial Tomb” saga for years, which included reports of vandalism and a move to turn it into a mosque, we finally have some superb news.

Bataween has all the details:

The shrine of Ezekiel at al-Kifl in Iraq and its adjoining synagogue are safe and its Hebrew inscriptions untouched, says Canon Andrew White, dismissing fears that the shrine is to be turned into a mosque. He told a packed house at the Sephardi Centre in London on 6 June that the imam responsible for the shrine of Ezekiel in Iraq would like to preserve it as a place of worship for all three faiths – Jewish, Christian and Muslim. Lyn Julius of Harif has written this report of a remarkable evening:

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