Pope Francis address a mass. File
The eyes of the whole world are on Abu Dhabi and rightly so. The commendable efforts of the region to promote interreligious dialog and to organise mass that will be attended by hundred thousands of faithful shows that the region is warmly accommodating of people of other faiths. It is a lesson that other countries must follow.
The Catholic population in UAE is thronging the streets and roads for the Pope’s visit that will leave a mark in history. There is excitement in the air. It feels like Christmas and more. Thank you UAE for making this happen.
Anastasia Andrade — By email
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Religious dialogue is a great tool that helps bolster peace and fraternity between all peoples and the ‘Global Conference of Human Fraternity’ which UAE hosted, did just that.
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