MINISTRY OF ENDOWMENT
& RELIGIOUS AFFAIRS
Sultan Qaboos Grand Mosque - Muscat

United Kingdom

St Philip’s Centre, Leicester: 17-30 July 2012
The organization of the exhibition in this institution was an opportunity to present the program and activities planned in connection with the dialogue of religions and cultures as well as the series of public exhibitions on the realities of the Sultanate of Oman and its experience as a land of tolerance. According to the Archbishop of St Philip’s Centre Leicester, John Hale, visitors had the opportunity to learn more about the Sultanate of Oman, the foundations of Islam and the experience of dialogue, understanding and coexistence of the different categories and social communities, as well as the basic features of Ibadism and the deeply rooted culture of tolerance in the country. He underlined the necessity to organize such events in order to highlight the need to respect religious freedom in the world, and welcomed during the opening ceremony the Grand Mufti of the Sultanate of Oman, representatives of the diplomatic corps in London, religious leaders and members of civil society.
In a message on this occasion, the Archbishop of Canterbury and head of the Anglican Church in England, Rowan Williams, welcomed the organization of the exhibition, the first of its kind in the United Kingdom and dedicated to religious tolerance in Oman and informing the world on religious freedom and its importance for humanity.

 

London, August 6, 2014
The 49th Exhibition on the message of Islam, held for a week at Cambridge University, coincided with the international meeting on interreligious dialogue which is organized annually at the academic institution. The opening ceremony was attended by the Dean of the Faculty of Theology at Cambridge University, Professor David Ford, along with several academics and participants at the conference on the dialogue of religions in the world.St Philip’s Centre, Leicester: 17-30 July 2012
The organization of the exhibition in this institution was an opportunity to present the program and activities planned in connection with the dialogue of religions and cultures as well as the series of public exhibitions on the realities of the Sultanate of Oman and its experience as a land of tolerance. According to the Archbishop of St Philip’s Centre Leicester, John Hale, visitors had the opportunity to learn more about the Sultanate of Oman, the foundations of Islam and the experience of dialogue, understanding and coexistence of the different categories and social communities, as well as the basic features of Ibadism and the deeply rooted culture of tolerance in the country. He underlined the necessity to organize such events in order to highlight the need to respect religious freedom in the world, and welcomed during the opening ceremony the Grand Mufti of the Sultanate of Oman, representatives of the diplomatic corps in London, religious leaders and members of civil society.
In a message on this occasion, the Archbishop of Canterbury and head of the Anglican Church in England, Rowan Williams, welcomed the organization of the exhibition, the first of its kind in the United Kingdom and dedicated to religious tolerance in Oman and informing the world on religious freedom and its importance for humanity.

 

London, August 6, 2014
The 49th Exhibition on the message of Islam, held for a week at Cambridge University, coincided with the international meeting on interreligious dialogue which is organized annually at the academic institution. The opening ceremony was attended by the Dean of the Faculty of Theology at Cambridge University, Professor David Ford, along with several academics and participants at the conference on the dialogue of religions in the world.