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Event - 1985-08-23

Date: 
Friday, 1985, August 23
Location: 

Canadian Prime Minister Mr. Brian Mulroney opened Ismaili Jamat Khana and Centre in Burnaby, B.C. in presence of Mowlana Hazar Imam, Begum Salimah and Prince Amyn Mohammad.

person_place_reference: 
H.H. Prince Karim Aga Khan IV


Speech

ISLAM AND THE WEST-1985-08-23

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There is a well-known story that after preaching at St. Paul’s Knightsbridge, Tom Corbishley could not resist joining the Protestant congregation in taking Holy Communion. This impulsive act, which typified Tom Corbishley’s commitment to and enthusiasm for the Ecumenical movement, inevitably invited a reprimand from Cardinal Heenan; his letter to Father Corbishley began "I write neither in sorrow nor anger, BUT..."

SPEECH BY HIS HIGHNESS PRINCE KARIM AGA KHAN IN CANADA - 1985-08-23

Mowlana Hazar Imam and Rt. Hon. Brian Mulroney at the official unveiling of the plaque 1985-08-25

Right Honourable Prime Minister, the Honourable Premier of British Columbia, Honourable Ministers, Distinguished guests.Three years and one month ago, I had the honour of inviting the Former Lieutenant-Governor to lay the foundation stone of the building which we now see complete before us. Today it gives Me the very greatest pleasure to welcome the Prime Minister, Mr. Mulroney, and to thank him for agreeing to perform the opening ceremony.

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Mowlana Hazar Imam and Rt. Hon. Brian Mulroney at the official unveiling of the plaque, August 23, 1985
Source: 
ismaili.net

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