BREAKING: Pope Francis Is Coming To The UAE
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'.
We welcome the news of Pope Francis' visit to the United Arab Emirates next February - a visit that 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.— HH Sheikh Mohammed (@HHShkMohd) December 6, 2018
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.
The UAE is delighted to welcome His Holiness Pope Francis on the upcoming visit to the UAE. He is a symbol of peace, tolerance and the promotion of brotherhood. We look forward to a historic visit, through which we will seek dialogue on the peaceful coexistence among peoples. pic.twitter.com/xdsmU18HpO— محمد بن زايد (@MohamedBinZayed) December 6, 2018
People are applauding the move
Congratulations to the noble attitude that the Sheikh and his people propagates. My admiration only increases.— Psicólogo 🇧🇷 (@psicologopsycho) December 6, 2018
'Welcome to the Gulf'
Welcome to the Gulf of our Christian brothers— Talal (@Talal72960390) December 6, 2018