Duke Reverses Decision, Will Not Allow Muslim Call to Prayer at Its Chapel

AP Photo/Markus Schreiber
AP Photo/Markus Schreiber

Editor’s Note – From Adam Bell at the Charlotte Observer:

Duke University has reversed itself, and announced Thursday afternoon it will not allow a Muslim call to prayer Friday from its iconic cathedral.

The decision had met with widespread controversy.

“Duke remains committed to fostering an inclusive, tolerant and welcoming campus for all of its students,” said Michael Schoenfeld, vice president for public affairs and government relations. “However, it was clear that what was conceived as an effort to unify was not having the intended effect.”

Read the rest of the story at the Charlotte Observer.