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Vicariate of Arabia inaugurates 1st church in al-Dhafra region

December 17, 2021

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CWN Editor's Note: The region (map) is located in the United Arab Emirates.

Islam is the official religion of the Arabian Peninsula nation of 10 million (map); 79% of its residents are Muslim, 11% are Christian (10% Catholic), and 6% are Hindu. Pope Francis made an apostolic journey there in February 2019.

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