A general view of Dubai skyline. File/ AFP
The papal visit is such a good start to the Year of Tolerance. UAE leads the way to show many countries the light towards a better world. How I wish that my country would also invite and welcome the Pope like UAE did. That the Abu Dhabi Crown Prince went to the airport to welcome the Pope was very charming.
Also, that the UAE has allowed such a huge gathering for the first time, that too of people of another faith shows that the UAE is serious about taking the Year of Tolerance seriously.
The pontiff has made that strengthening of ties between Islam and Christianity the cornerstone of his papacy. I appreciate and admire the efforts of the UAE and I hope other countries will pay attention.
Rohit Silva — India
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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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