A plea to turn the Roman Catholic cathedral in Cordoba, Spain, into an ecumenical temple open to all faiths has been rejected as confusing, the BBC reports.
Originally a Moorish mosque, the cathedral is a U.N. World Heritage Site and a tourist attraction. Spain’s Islamic Board said security guards often prevent Muslims from praying there, and called for joint use to promote co-existence.
“Spain cathedral shuns Muslim plea”
BBC (U.K.), December 28, 2006