The Secretariat of the Islamic Research Academy (IRA) emphasizes that Human Fraternity’s initiatives and building independent places of worship for non-Muslims to freely practice their religious rituals while keeping their respective religious identities do not mark a case of religious syncretism. Besides, such a considerate way of preserving religious diversities is within the human objectives that Islam and all divine religions enshrine. However, this has nothing to do with the delusive calls for the amalgamation of the Abrahamic religions into one.
Further, IRA stresses that the Abrahamic Family House is an inspiring Human Fraternity initiative. It consists of a mosque and a church next to a synagogue, keeping intact the religious identity of each holy place. It is not an innovated norm, but is rather a common tradition in the Arab and Islamic heritage. Al-Azhar, in cooperation with Egyptian churches, has set up the Egyptian Family House, which is presided over by the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and the Pope of the Orthodox Church, with joint subcommittees found in all Egyptian governorates.