Mosque renamed to ‘Mary, Mother of Jesus’ in Dubai
The Sheik Mohammad Container Zayed Mosque in Al Mushrif, a district in Abu Dhabi, UAE, has been renamed to ‘Mariam, Umm Eisa’ which makes an interpretation of from Arabic to English as ‘Mary Mother of Jesus’.
The renaming of the mosque was requested by Mohammad Canister Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi crown ruler, “to combine obligations of humankind between devotees of various religions,” Inlet News reports.
Responding to the turn of events, a senior pastor at St Andrew’s Congregation, Andrew Thompson, was cited as saying, “We are happy that we are praising something that we share for all intents and purpose between both our religions.
“Mary, as the mother of Jesus, is obviously a heavenly, exceptional figure in our networks. She is a lady who represents dutifulness to God.
“We anticipate filling in more profound comprehension with our neighbors, and we celebrate with them the new name of the mosque,” Thompson said.
Jeramie Rinne, chief minister of the Fervent People group Church in Abu Dhabi, likewise hailed the news.
“Mohammad has made one more liberal token of strict resilience in renaming the mosque.
“The UAE keeps on establishing the rhythm around here for quiet concurrence and participation. We are exceptionally urged and feel honored to be a piece of this country,” he said.
A congregation in Al Ain was said to have as of late opened its entryways for Maghrib petitions.
Church laborers supposedly set down rugs on the wooden floor for more than 200 Asian Muslim specialists to say their requests.