Church of England vicar under fire for allowing Muslim prayer service in his church

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A Church of England vicar has come under fire for allowing a Muslim prayer service to be held at his church.

The service at St John's Church in Waterloo, central London was held by the Reverend Giles Goddard in partnership with the Inclusive Mosque Initiative.

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Speaking to the Daily Telegraph, Reverend Goddard said he simply wanted to offer people a place to pray.

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Critics of Reverend Goddard say he went too far, and broke canon law.