US Secretary of State applauds Pope Francis’ visit to UAE

WASHINGTON, 3rd February, 2019 (WAM) — The United Sates Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has expressed the United States’ applause for the visit of His Holiness Pope Francis, Head of the Catholic Church, to the UAE, describing it as “historic moment for religious freedom”.

Pompeo wrote in his Twitter handle today: The United States applauds @Pontifex arrival in UAE as an historic moment for religious freedom.

He added: The first Holy Mass by a Pope in the Arabian Peninsula promotes peace and understanding between two of the world’s great religions.

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