FRANCIS CONDUCTS FIRST EVER PAPAL MASS ON ARABIAN PENINSULA IN UAE

The Daily Caller | 2/4/2019 | Staff
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Pope Francis conducted the first ever papal mass on the Arabian peninsula during his trip to the United Arab Emirates to foster peaceful inter-religious dialogue.

“It is most certainly not easy for you to live far from home, missing the affection of your loved ones, and perhaps also feeling uncertainty about the future. But the Lord is faithful and does not abandon his people,” Francis said, according to The Associated Press.

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As many Christians work as construction workers and laborers in the U.A.E., which boasts the tallest building in the world, Francis encouraged them to make the aim of their lives not extravagant physical works, but holy lives.

The pontiff said Jesus “did not ask us to build great works or draw attention to ourselves with extraordinary gestures. He asked us to produce just one work of art, possible for everyone: our own life.”

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