Churches in Abu Dhabi

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Abu Dhabi churches are a result of the amazing relationship between religions. Even though UAE being predominantly being a Muslim country, churches are all over the country.

Here is the list of 4 Churches in Abu Dhabi

1. St. Joseph’s Cathedral

St. Joseph’s Cathedral was the first Catholic Church to be inaugurated in the UAE in 1963. It was first situated in present Corniche land but was later moved to its current location in Abu Dhabi. Masses in the church are conducted in several languages which include – English, Malayalam, Arabic, Filipino, Tamil, Konkani, Italian, Korean and Urdu among many others. Pope Francis paid a private visit to this cathedral on February 5, 2019, where he spent around 15 minutes with selected parishioners.
Location: 17th Street, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

2. St. Therese’s Church

St. Therese’s Church is a two-storey building located in the same neighbourhood as St. Joseph’s Cathedral and is a new addition to the compound. It is a Roman Catholic Church and hosts a mass in its premises in coordination with the St. Joseph’s Cathedral.
Location: 17th Street, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

3. Abu Dhabi Pentecostal Church

The Abu Dhabi Pentecostal Church was founded in 1978 and had since been serving the Christian population of the country. It is also one of the biggest churches in the UAE. 
Location: Al Dhafra Street, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

4. The Armenian Church of Abu Dhabi

The first Armenian Church in Abu Dhabi was established in 2014 with the three main buildings structured in U-shape. It was a blessing to the Armenian community with services being performed for marriages, funerals and special occasions in the church premises.
Location: Street No.16, M-26, Mussafah, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.
Timings: 9:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Places of worship are supposed to bring people of different kinds together and that's exactly what these churches have accomplished.

This post was published by Muhammed Salih

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