The Muslim holy book was burned by an Iraqi-born refugee outside a mosque in Stockholm.
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St. Francis of Assisi Church, a synagogue and a mosque make up the new interfaith Abrahamic Family House in Abu Dhabi.
Sheikh Khalifa died on May 13 at the age of 73. He had been in ailing health after suffering a stroke and undergoing surgery in 2014.
The document’s statement that ‘diversity of religions’ is ‘willed by God’ has generated controversy.
Such a visit, which featured a papal Mass and the signing of a fraternal Muslim-Catholic joint declaration condemning violence committed in the name of religion, was unthinkable until very recently.
The Holy Father reflected on his Feb. 3-5 journey at his Feb. 6 general audience.
The Holy Father preached on the beatitudes at Mass in the Emirati capital Feb. 5.
Feb. 3-5 trip to the United Arab Emirates will provide gauge of regional relations between Muslims and Christians.
Sheikh Shakhbut, ruler of Abu Dhabi, granted 11 acres of land on the Corniche, a beachside road in the city, to the Catholic Church as a sign of his patronage to the many Catholics who were committed to the development of the emirates.