Pope senses ‘good will’ in UAE for Yemen peace process

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ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis said Tuesday he sensed “good will to bring about a process of peace” in Yemen during his meetings with officials from the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia’s key ally in the war. Francis acknowledged that after only two days in Abu Dhabi and discussions with only a […]

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Published on February 3, 2019 -  00:41
Pope Arrives in UAE For Gulf Visit
According to Reuter, Pope Francis has become the first pontiff to set foot on the Arabian Peninsula. Pope Francis has made his arrival in the UAE just hours after issuing a strong condemnation of the war in Yemen, where his host the United Arab Emirates has a leading military role. Shortly before traveling to Abu Dhabi, Pope Francis said he felt great concern over the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, and he even used his regular Sunday address in Vatican City to urge all sides to implement a peace deal and to help deliver aid to millions of starving people.

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