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Pink mosque symbolizing peace

Life in color. The Pink mosque symbolizing peace

Life in color. The Pink mosque symbolizing peace and love, built by Christian workmen in Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao, the Philippines

Pink mosque symbolizing peace. Christians built a mosque of pink color for Muslims in the Philippines. Pink Mosque, or Masjid Dimaukom, was built in 2014 in the municipality of Datu Saudi Ampatuan (province of Maguindanao, Philippines) to the beginning of the month of Ramadan. According to the mayor Samsodin Dimaukom, on whose initiative the mosque was built, the pink color of the building represents peace, love and understanding. Also pink – a favorite color of his wife. The land where the mosque was built was a property of the mayor’s family. The mosque was built by Christian workers, which also intended to symbolize the unity and inter-religious brotherhood. By order of the mayor, in pink have been repainted the mayor’s office, police stations, markets and other buildings.

Pink mosque symbolizing peace

On the order of the mayor, in pink have been repainted his office

On the order of the mayor, in pink have been repainted his office

Islam in the Philippines is professed by 5% of the population, 80.9% are Roman Catholic, 11.6% – Protestantism, and part of the Filipinos adhere to the traditional pagan beliefs. The majority of Muslims are concentrated in the southern Philippines, where there is a Moro Islamic Liberation Front and periodically flare up armed conflicts on religious grounds. The municipality of Datu Saudi-Ampatuan in the province of Maguindanao, has a population of 20,330 people in 5,134 households, according to the 2010 census.

Christians built a mosque of pink color for Muslims in the Philippines

Christians built a mosque of pink color for Muslims in the Philippines

Constructing mosque of pink color, 2014. Pink mosque symbolizing peace

Constructing mosque of pink color, 2014. Pink mosque symbolizing peace

Constructing the amazing Pink mosque symbolizing peace

Constructing the amazing Pink mosque symbolizing peace

Inside the Pink Mosque, built in 2014 in the municipality of Datu Saudi Ampatuan (province of Maguindanao, Philippines)

Inside the Pink Mosque, built in 2014 in the municipality of Datu Saudi Ampatuan (province of Maguindanao, Philippines)

Inside the Pink Mosque, or Masjid Dimaukom, built in 2014 in the municipality of Datu Saudi Ampatuan (province of Maguindanao, Philippines)

Inside the Pink Mosque, or Masjid Dimaukom, built in 2014 in the municipality of Datu Saudi Ampatuan (province of Maguindanao, Philippines)

Pink mosque symbolizing peace. Christians built a mosque of pink color for Muslims in the Philippines to symbolize unity and inter-faith brotherhood

Pink mosque symbolizing peace. Christians built a mosque of pink color for Muslims in the Philippines to symbolize unity and inter-faith brotherhood

Pink mosque, built to the beginning of the month of Ramadan. Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao, the Philippines

Pink mosque, built to the beginning of the month of Ramadan. Datu Saudi Ampatuan, Maguindanao, the Philippines

Pink Mosque, or Masjid Dimaukom, built in 2014 in the municipality of Datu Saudi Ampatuan (province of Maguindanao, Philippines)

Pink Mosque, or Masjid Dimaukom, built in 2014 in the municipality of Datu Saudi Ampatuan (province of Maguindanao, Philippines)

Pink Mosque, or Masjid Dimaukom, was built in 2014 in the municipality of Datu Saudi Ampatu

Pink Mosque, or Masjid Dimaukom, was built in 2014 in the municipality of Datu Saudi Ampatu

The site of constructing mosque of pink color, 2014

The site of constructing mosque of pink color, 2014

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