Noor moved to Dubai from the Philippines when things went wrong for her and her business. When she accepted Islam, her family didn’t speak to her for three months because they were stong Catholics.
Muslims and Catholics are monotheists, or people who share belief in the notion of one God. Alongside Judaism, Islam and Catholicism have their theological and spiritual roots in Genesis, the first part of the Old Testament which shares the story of Abraham, the founder of monotheism.
Hundreds of people from Muslim and Catholic communities in Maine will come together this week for a “Building Bridges Dinner”, an event planned to connect people and break any misconceptions.
As I was working here I had no idea about Islam, nothing at all, apart from the fact that I had seen some pictures on TV where I thought what Saudi Arabia would be like