Muslims in Italy threaten: We keep our garage-mosques or we invade St. Peter’s

Muslims in Italy threaten: We keep our garage-mosques or we invade St. Peter’s
Muslims protest with massive pray-in in Rome. (Image: Screen grab of Reuters video via Breitbart)

Despite a major Muslim protest at the Colosseum against the closure of illegal mosques, Rome police have continued shutting down so-called “garage mosques,” and now Muslims are threatening to invade Saint Peter’s Basilica to pray there.

This week, authorities closed down another makeshift mosque in Rome for failure to meet building norms and for non-compliance with safety standards, the sixth such mosque-closing in the last months.

In response, Muslims in Rome have threatened to invade the Vatican to pray in Saint Peter’s Basilica, which Italian media are calling Islamic “blackmail.” …

A number in Rome’s Muslim community have suggested staging a more provocative protest in the form of a “flash mob.” …

Last month, thousands of Muslims gathered outside the Roman Colosseum to protest the closures of a number of “garage mosques,” purportedly to avoid young people becoming radicalized.

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