09/13/2011 05:27 pm ET Updated Nov 13, 2011

In Post-9/11 World, Sammamish Muslims Find Home, Of Sorts, At Mary, Queen Of Peace Catholic Church

Christianity and Islam have a long and contentious history with each other, one that literally spans a thousand years and several wars. Since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001 the relationship has been, at many times, almost as bitter and intense as it was centuries ago.

In the midst of that post-9/11 bitterness, the Muslim community on the Sammamish Plateau reached out for help and found an unlikely ally in Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic church.

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