Pope arrives in UAE for historic Gulf visit, condemns Yemen war

Pope Francis is welcomed by Abu Dhabi's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Zayed Al-Nahyan in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, February 3, 2019. Andrew Medichini/Pool via REUTERS

ABU DHABI (Reuters) – Pope Francis on Sunday became the first pontiff to set foot on the Arabian Peninsula, just hours after issuing his strongest condemnation yet of the war in Yemen, where his host the United Arab Emirates has a leading military role. Shortly before departing for Abu Dhabi, Pope Francis said he was […]

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