Worshippers pray during mass at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Jebel Ali, Dubai. Photo: Reuters

Catholics in the UAE prepare to welcome Pope Francis in hordes

  • While nearly 4 in 5 people in the UAE are Muslims, the country is also home to nearly a million Catholics
  • The pontiff’s first-ever trip to the Arabian Peninsula is widely seen as encouraging inter-religious dialogue in the region
Topic |   Middle East

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Worshippers pray during mass at St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church in Jebel Ali, Dubai. Photo: Reuters
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