[Tagging] Tagging of amenity=kindergarten operated by charitable operators and organisations

Joseph Eisenberg joseph.eisenberg at gmail.com
Mon Jan 7 22:58:24 UTC 2019


“You may find that a Mosque may not be happy if a non-Muslim walks in”

I’m not aware of any mosques that prohibit non-Muslims, outside of the holy
cities (Mecca/Medina), though you would need to dress appropriately and act
respectfully.

Jehovas’ Witnesses also welcome new people (aka potential converts).

Mormon temples have places that are off-limits, however - even to ordinary
Mormons.

There are some Hindu temples that prohibit women, and many places of
worship expect men and women to be segregated.

So it’s not an access tag.


On Tue, Jan 8, 2019 at 7:44 AM Paul Allen <pla16021 at gmail.com> wrote:

> On Mon, 7 Jan 2019 at 22:14, Tom Pfeifer <t.pfeifer at computer.org> wrote:
>
>>
>> I have never considered the 'religion' tag as an access tag. Typically I
>> can freely enter a PoW, and
>> listen to the ceremony, without being a member of that community or
>> believe in that religion.
>>
>
> Getting off-topic here, but that does not apply to all religions.  And not
> to all denominations
> of Christianity.  You may find that a Mosque may not be happy if a
> non-Muslim walks in, and a
> Kingdom Hall may not be happy if a non-Jehovah's Witness walks in.  Some
> denominations
> of some religions view the entry of those not of their brand of faith
> (infidels) to be sacrilegious
> and/or blasphemous.  In some places the punishments can be quite severe,
> so you should
> avoid blithely walking into a place of worship during a religious ceremony
> unless you are sure
> it is OK to do so.
>
> --
> Paul
>
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