BREAKING: Pope Francis Is Coming To The UAE

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Confirmed: Pope Francis will visit the UAE this February.

HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai announced the news on Twitter on Thursday.

Dubai's leader said the visit 'will strengthen our ties and understanding of each other, enhance interfaith dialogue and help us to work together to maintain and build peace among the nations of the world'.

Crown Prince Mohamed bin Zayed also tweeted a welcome to the head of the Catholic Church

'He is a symbol of peace, tolerance and the promotion of brotherhood.

People are applauding the move

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Casey Fitzgerald

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