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Muslims Break Fast In Anglican Church

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Saturday, June 9th, 2018
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Excitement has continued to trail the action of St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirate (UAE), which on Friday opened its doors to serve Iftar (dinner) to Muslims in an unprecedented ecumenical gesture during the holy month of Ramadan. Muslims and non-Muslims alike gathered for the fast-breaking evening meal at the church in the heart of the UAE capital.

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ARAB NEWS reported that Khalid Al Ameri, the Emirati columnist and social commentator, was welcomed to St. Andrews by the Reverend Andrew Thompson. All the traditional favourites were served, including dates, vimto and laban, as the community of the ancient port city sat down together, in the spirit of ecumenical harmony, and partook in the fast-breaking meal while celebrating the holy month.

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