CMRM Wishes All Hujjaj a Safe Journey to Makkah al-Mukarramah

CMRM Wishes All Hujjaj a Safe Journey to Makkah al-Makarramah   On Sunday 7 August 2016, CMRM Congregant, Soraya Manie departed for Makkah to perform the Hajj and `Umrah from her residence in Rondebosch East. As is customary in the Cape many of Soraya’s family and friends gathered to greet her and wish her well on this sacred journey. Imam ... Read More »

Friday 29 July 2016  Jumu`ah Khutbah: Towards a Fiqh al-Muwatana (Jurisprudence of Citizenship) by Imam Dr. A. Rashied Omar

In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace 24th Shawwal 1437 Towards a Fiqh al-Muwatana (Jurisprudence of Citizenship) الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي هَدَانَا لِهَذَا وَمَا كُنَّا لِنَهْتَدِيَ لَوْلَا أَنْ هَدَانَا اللَّهُ Introduction On Wednesday, 3 August 2016, South Africans will convene our fourth non-racial municipal elections to elect new local councils for all municipalities in the country. ... Read More »

PRESS STATEMENT – 26 JULY 2016 CMRM Condemns Inhumane Killing of Catholic Priest

 PRESS STATEMENT – 26 JULY 2016 CMRM Condemns Inhumane Killing of Catholic Priest   The Claremont Main Road Mosque (CMRM) congregation strongly condemns the brutal killing of an 85 year-old Catholic priest by two ISIS/Da`ish supporters during a mass at a Church in Normandy, France.  The inhumane and gruesome killing of the elderly Father Jacques Hamel and the sacriligeous violation ... Read More »

Condemnation of Violence

This poster was designed by architect, Yusuf Patel of Durban. Yusuf, like all of us, was deeply pained by the spate of suicide bombings and killings that took place in several parts of the world during the final days of Ramadan 2016 and continuing since then. The wave of violence resulted in the deaths of hundreds of people and the maiming ... Read More »

Jum’ah Friday 22 July 2016 – A Call for Restorative Justice in Turkey – by Imam A. Rashied Omar

In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace 17th Shawwal 1437 الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي هَدَانَا لِهَذَا وَمَا كُنَّا لِنَهْتَدِيَ لَوْلَا أَنْ هَدَانَا اللَّهُ We are indeed living in stressful times. The global Muslim Ummah’s commitment to a more peaceful, just and compassionate world is currently being challenged like never before in its recent history. The failed ... Read More »

Claremont Main Road Mosque Condemns Terror Attack in Nice

The Claremont Main Road Masjid Congregation would like to strongly condemn the latest terror attack in Nice, France. We do so as we have condemned previous ISIS or Da`ish-inspired atrocities and the deviant ideology that produces such senseless and cowardly violence. We condemn terrorism in all forms and offer our condolences to the victims and their families.   Our thoughts ... Read More »

Khutbah Friday 15 July 2016 Remaining Vigilant of Extremism & Sectarianism in our Midst by Imam A. Rashied Omar

In the Name of God, the Most Compassionate, the Dispenser of Grace  Jumu`ah Second Khutbah Remaining Vigilant of Extremism & Sectarianism in our Midst Claremont Main Road Masjid 10th Shawwal 1437 الْحَمْدُ لِلَّهِ الَّذِي هَدَانَا لِهَذَا وَمَا كُنَّا لِنَهْتَدِيَ لَوْلَا أَنْ هَدَانَا اللَّهُ Over the past weekend we received the disturbing news of four people being arrested in Gauteng province ... Read More »