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Pope to visit the UAE in February 2019


[12/6/2018 6:42:31 AM]

AMMONNEWS - Pope Francis will visit Abu Dhabi in the United Arab Emirates from February 3 to 5, where he will take part in an international “interfaith” meeting, the Vatican said Thursday.

The pontiff was invited to the majority-Muslim country by both Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan and the local Catholic church, the statement said.

Mohammed bin Zayed commented on the announcement of the pope’s visit saying: “We look forward to the pope’s historic visit aimed to maximize opportunities for dialogue and coexistence among nations.

*AFP

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