Press Releases

Annual Muslim-Christian Gathering: A reflection by Luke Fitzgerald

A reflection by Luke Fitzgerald on the annual Muslim-Christian gathering held at Portsmouth Cathedral.

Annual Muslim-Christian Gathering - Address by Sheikh Fazle Abbas Datoo | 2nd February 2016

Annual Muslim-Christian Gathering at Portsmouth Cathedral on the occassion of Christmas 2015: Address by Sheikh Fazle Abbas Datoo, Resident Alim/Imam of Wessex Jamaat.

3rd Portchester Sea Scouts visit Al Mahdi Centre

scouts3"I wasn’t sure what to expect when I heard we were going to a Mosque; maybe a big dome and tower? It certainly wasn’t a building that looked like a grand house in the country..."

Sheikh Nimr Statement

As British Muslims, we are shocked and appalled by the execution at a time when sectarian tensions are increasing throughout the Middle East and spreading across the world.

Statement: Local Muslim community condemns Paris attacks

"We are deeply shocked and profoundly saddened at these appalling acts of terror and violence perpetrated against innocent civilians. Our thoughts and prayers are for those killed or injured..."

Bradford Islamic Centre targeted for anti-Muslim hate

BradfordMosqueThere is need for all of us in the community to work together to ensure that sectarianism, radicalism or extremism is not allowed to flourish.

The Mother’s Union at St John the Baptist Church visit Al Mahdi Centre

The Mother's Union and members of the Men's group went on an interfaith
visit to the Al Mahdi Wessex Jamaat, on 8th June, 2015.

We Took Off Our Shoes

Inspire1Roundtable conversation: This time the Inspire Group of Portsmouth Cathedral visited Al Mahdi Centre on 22nd June 2014.The theme was Prayers.

Visit to Hythe Primary School

An extract from Hythe Primary School Autumn Term newsletter. Sheikh Fazle Abbas Datoo visits Years 5 and 6.