Only residents can truly testify to the unique living situation we have here in the UAE.
With over 200 nationalities living side-by-side, many religions are celebrated here and to further promote the country’s tolerant nature, a new design was unveiled in New York this weekend.
The new UAE landmark while will be located in Abu Dhabi and will feature a mosque, a church and a synagogue, allowing worshippers of multiple faiths shared worship location and sends a message of unity to the world.
2019 is the Year of Tolerance and this significant announcement will no doubt be one of the year’s highlights.
Abrahamic Family House will feature a mosque, church and synagogue
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🕌⛪️🕍 #UAE vision of interfaith harmony takes shape in #AbrahamicHouse of Fraternity. The design that was unveiled in #NewYork brings together #mosque, #church and #synagogue in one setting. It will be a place for #religious #tolerance and education, bringing faiths together and sending a message of unity to the world. The #AbrahamicFamilyHouse, in #Saadiyat Island, will be a physical manifestation of the Document on Human #Fraternity signed by #PopeFrancis and Dr Ahmed #AlTayeb, the Grand Imam of #AlAzhar, during the pontiff's visit to Abu Dhabi in February 2019. الكشف عن تصاميم مشروع #بيت_العائلة_الإبراهيمية المقرر إقامته في جزيرة #السعديات بالعاصمة الإماراتية #أبوظبي، وهو إحدى المبادرات الأولى التي دعت إليها وثيقة الأخوة الإنسانية، ليشكل للمرة الأولى مجتمعاً مشتركاً تتعزز فيه ممارسات تبادل الحوار والأفكار بين أتباع الديانات السماوية، من أجل تعزيز قيم التعايش السلمي والقبول بين العقائد والجنسيات والثقافات المختلفة.
The news was announced by the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity
Construction will begin soon and is expected to be completed by 2022. This is just one more fine example of the UAE leading the way for a mix of faiths to live and pray together, set forward by the Higher Committee of Human Fraternity, a committee recently formed which aims to bring different faiths together here in the UAE.