A church in Berlin has opened its doors to Muslim worshippers unable to fit into their mosque under new social distancing rules. On May 4th Germany allowed religious services to resume, provided that worshippers maintain a distance of 1.5m (4.5 feet). As a result, the Dar Assalam mosque in Berlin could only hold a fraction of its congregation. The city's Martha Lutheran Church offered to host their Friday prayers at the end of Ramadan. "It is a great sign, and it brings joy in Ramadan and joy amid this crisis," said the mosque's imam. "This pandemic has made us a community. Crises bring people get together." Even the church's pastor took part in the service.

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