The Cardinal invited London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis, along with young people of various faith, to Archbishop's House in Westminster

Cardinal Vincent Nichols was joined by London Mayor Sadiq Khan and Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis at an interfaith ‘iftar’ at Archbishop’s House in Westminster on Tuesday evening.

London mayor Sadiq Khan, Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis (Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales/Mazur)

The iftar – an evening meal where Muslims break their daily fast after sunset during Ramadan – was organised by the cardinal in partnership with the Naz Legacy Foundation.

Speaking to young people of various faiths, the cardinal, mayor and chief rabbi mentioned the need for greater religious literacy in British society to counter prejudice and extremism.

Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis (Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales/Mazur)

A portrait of Cardinal Vaughan (Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales/Mazur)

London mayor Sadiq Khan, Cardinal Vincent Nichols and Chief Rabbi Ephraim Mirvis (Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales/Mazur)

(Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales/Mazur)

London mayor Sadiq Khan (Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales/Mazur)

Cardinal Vincent Nichols takes a selfie (Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales/Mazur)

(Catholic Bishops’ Conference of England and Wales/Mazur)