A cathedral in Al Ain has opened the doors of its parish hall for Maghrib prayer and iftar feast in the true spirit of religious tolerance and brotherhood. The parish hall of St George Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Simhasana Cathedral in Al Ain resonated with the Holy versus of Quran on Friday, June 9 when an Imam led the Magrib prayers.
The Cathedral invited 250 blue-collared workers from labour accommodations in Al Khrair region to break their fast on Friday.
Father Prince Ponnachen said the parish managing committee was inspired by the UAE leadership to take such a step.
“UAE President His Highness Sheikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan has shown us the path with many social welfare programmes as part of the ‘Year of Giving’. This is our first step towards peace and religious harmony,” Ponnachen said.
Secretary Joseph Varghese said the committee members had planned to spread the message of religious harmony and …