St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Abu Dhabi opens doors for Iftar

St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Abu Dhabi opens doors for Iftar
Abu Dhabi Corniche: An Anglican Church in the heart of the UAE’s capital opened its doors for Iftar. (Reuters)
Updated 08 June 2018

St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Abu Dhabi opens doors for Iftar

St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Abu Dhabi opens doors for Iftar
  • Muslims and non-Muslims alike gathered for the fast-breaking evening meal at the church in the heart of the UAE capital.
  • Khalid Al Ameri, the Emirati columnist and social commentator, was welcomed to St. Andrews by the Reverend Andrew Thompson.

ABU DHABI: St. Andrew’s Anglican Church in Abu Dhabi opened its doors to serve Iftar 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.

Khalid Al Ameri, the Emirati columnist and social commentator, was welcomed to St. Andrews by the Reverend Andrew Thompson.

Watch Khalid Al Ameri enjoy Iftar at St. Andrew’s

All the traditional favorites 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.