In any case, mainstream Islamic scholars believe that, according to the Quran, that the first direction of ritual Islamic prayers (Salat) was Jerusalem.
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In Rome, the Via Crucis procession usually takes place late in the evening on Good Friday in the shadow of the Colosseum.
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Most Americans (69%) know the Holocaust took place roughly between 1930 and 1950.