UAE’s Fatwa Council met Pope Francis in the Vatican

The Abrahamic Faiths Initiative forum this week held in Rome and Imam Abdullah bin Bayyah, who is also president of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies also attended.

After meeting concluded on Wednesday, another meeting held at the pontiff’s private residence to review concluding remarks. There were many issues discussed between both Imam Abdullah and Pope, such as ways of promoting interfaith co-operation and supporting human rights. The Abrahamic Faiths Initiative forum this week held in Rome and Imam Abdullah bin Bayyah, who is also president of the Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies also attended.

The Gathering was attended by more than a dozen other religious leaders from a variety of faiths and sects including Cardinal Miguel president of the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue, many other authorities participated for promoting peace.

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At the meeting, the religious leaders quoted the Document on Human Fraternity for World Peace and Living Together, signed by the Pope during his landmark visit to the UAE.

Following his visit to the UAE last year, it was also announced that a mosque, church and synagogue were to be built in Abu Dhabi to symbolise the growing ties between the religions in the Emirates.

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