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The scene of Pope Francis meeting a delegation from South Sudan and kissing their feet hoping for an end to the civil war in their country is not the first of its kind, for his history is awash with situations that place him in the vanguard of peacemakers.  The following are some of the remarkable...
Upon instructions from Pope Tūwadrus II, HG Anba Julius (General Bishop of Old Cairo Churches) paid a pastoral visit to the UAE churches for checking up on the people of the Coptic Orthodox Church, their priests and their servants in the UAE.  
In an unprecedent manifestation of solidarity, the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, and Pope Francis of the Vatican signed the Human Fraternity Document, witnessing as well the laying of the foundation stones for al-Shaykh Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib Mosque and the St. Francis Church in Abu Dhabi...
The Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi, Muḥammad bin Zāyid, announced the inauguration of the Grand Mosque of Shaykh Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib, and the Church of St. Francis in the UAE capital Abu Dhabi.
“The purpose of our discussion on the foundations of human fraternity is to launch the project of rebuilding the true bridges of human communication, fruitful cooperation, trust, respect, and love that can bring all humanity—in all its diversity—to the same destination: peace.  We also aim to open...
“The Pope's visit will send a strong message across the region and the world that people of different faiths can live, work and worship together,” said United Arab Emirates Ambassador to Washington Yūsuf al-ʿUtayba (Yousef Al Otaiba). ‘Why did we invite the Pope to the Arabian Peninsula?’ asked al-...
General Muhammad Ibrāhim, Minister of Interior, has announced that more than 40 terrorist cells including more than 225 terrorists, involved in the assassination of police personnel, have been arrested.  He stated that they mostly are affiliated to Ansār Bayt al Maqdis and Ajnād Misr groups. He...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros has led a mass in St. Antonios’ Church in Abū Dhabi on Saturday May 10, on the second day of his visit to the UAE.     
Pope Tawadros has visited the mosque and tomb of Shaykh Zāyyid, founder of the UAE. 
Pope Tawadros starts today an official visit to the Emirates in which he will meet state officials and will head the first mass for him in the Saint Antonios Church in Abu Dhabi.
Fr. Isaac and Bishop Bishoy, Caretaker of the St. Antonios Cathedral in Abu Dhabi, stated though their Facebook page that Pope Tawadros will visit the UAE the coming Friday 
In his speech in the UAE at the conference “Social Peace”, Ahmad al-Tayyib, Grand Imām of the Azhar, deplored the fact that global peace is tied to the whims of international politics and its changeability, saying that Islam viewed peace as the basis of international relations. He stated that the...
Grand Muftī Doctor Shawqī ‘Allām will participate today in the ‘Forum for Promoting Peace in Muslim Societies’ that is being held in Abu Dhabi, a conference involving Muslim thinkers and intellectuals from around the world. Doctor ‘Allām emphasized the necessity of spreading a culture of peace in...
 Grand Sheikh of al-Azhar, Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib donated the prize awarded to him by the United Arab Emirates as Islamic Personality of the Year to the ‘Long Live Egypt’ bank account for economic and social development. 
Grand Imam of the Azhar, Doctor Ahmad al-Tayyib, has declared at the first meeting of the Muslim Council of Elders in Abu Dhabi that they have a responsibility to resuce the ummah from its terrible fate that awaits them, saying that the da‘wah has been transformed by terrorists as a means to call...
Dr Ahmad al- Tayyib, the Azhar Shaykh is traveling on Sunday to the Emirates to receive the Dubai International Award for the Holy Qur’ān. 
The Association of Dubai Holy Qur’an Awards has awarded al-Azhar’s High Sheikh Ahmad al-Tayyib the Islamic Personality of the Year Award. 
The State Security Department in the National Federal Court has made its ruling in the Qa’idah Cell Case. 
Dr. Muhamad Mukhtār Jum’ah, Minister of Endowments, has been selected as the first president of the Arab Endowments Union. 
Al- Shārqah (Sharjah) city in the UAE was chosen by the Islamic Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (ISESCO) as the Capital of Islamic Culture for the year

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