UNITED ARAB EMIRATES - Christmas in Abu Dhabi: churches "overflowing across the region to pray for peace" [AN]


Tens of thousands of people take part in celebrations in preparation for Christmas, said Mgr Paul Hinder, Apostolic Vicar of Southern Arabia. In Dubai alone, more than 20,000 people attended the Christmas novena in the Church of the Virgin Mary. The Catholic communities of the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Yemen prepare to dedicate Christmas to the people affected by violence and war.



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