World Supreme Council for Mosques (WSCM)

Conseil mondial suprême des mosquées

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History

20-23 Sep 1975, Makkah, in accordance with a recommendation adopted at 'Message of the Mosque' conference held at the invitation of the Muslim World League (MWL). WSCM is also known as: World Council of Masajid; World Council of Mosques; World Mosque Council; World Supreme Council of Masajid.

Aims

Guide the use of the mosque as the living starting point for any action affecting the religious, mundane or intellectual life of Muslims; take any measure necessary to protect mosques and preserve their sanctity; set out plans and strategies for reviving the role of mosques. To this end: develop studies, plans and guidelines to revive the role of mosques in orientation, education and promulgation of Da'wah, rendering social services, memorizing of the Qura'n, teaching of Arabic and publication; form a generalized Islamic viewpoint on Islamic causes and issues in the light of the Holy Qura'n and Sunni; invite non-Muslims for public and private discussions; combat destructive ideological conquest and deviant conduct in Muslim life and the building of Islamic personality; secure freedom of preachers, Imams and orators of mosques and their protection against oppression and assist them in performing the mosque's message; arrange with concerned authorities the protection of mosques against aggression or violation of their sanctity and the restoration to their original status of mosques whose nature has been altered - cleaning, decorating, renovating and reconstructing as necessary; preserve and defend Islamic endowments and seek restoration and compensation for those confiscated; defend the right of Muslim minorities to freely perform their religious rituals in mosques; establish regional and continental councils to achieve these objectives at regional and continental levels.

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Relations with Inter-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 3 inter-governmental organizations.
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Relations with Non-Governmental Organizations

Relations with 4 non-governmental organizations.
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Members

Members in 20 countries
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Subjects *

  • Religious Practice
    • Places of Worship

UIA Org ID

D8873

Last News Received

2006
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