ABIDJAN, Ivory Coast (BP) -- Like churches in southern towns in the United States, mosques seem to be on every street corner in Abidjan, says missionary Mike McAfee.
The Muslim worship centers are easy to spot during the holy month of Ramadan, when, at the close of the fasting day, men gather to pray. As dusk comes on and the crowds gather at the neighborhood mosque, men spill out onto the sidewalk, sometimes filling as much as a city block. They kneel and bow -- always facing Mecca to the northeast -- as they perform their ritual prayers. Read More