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Mussaffah’s New Roman Catholic Church ‘Highlights UAE Leaders’ Religious Tolerance’

Thousands of Roman Catholics will now have easier access to weekly services after the capital inaugurated its second Catholic church.   Religious leaders, including Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican’s secretary of state, Archbishop Peter Rajic, the Apostolic Nuncio to the Arabian Peninsula, Bishop Paul Hinder, the Apostolic Vicar of Southern Arabia, and Bishop Camillo Ballin, the Apostolic Vicar of Northern Arabia, attended.   The opening of St Paul’s Church, in

Dubai Municipality Offers Abayas ‎to Women not Abiding by Dress Code

The Dubai municipality is offering abayas to women who do not follow the emirate’s dress code during their visit to the centers,Khaleej Times reported on Tuesday.   Abayas are loose garments traditionally worn by women in the Gulf.   The move comes after “many complaints about scantily-clad female customers,” the newspaper reported.   “According to the ‘Dubai Code of Conduct’ published on the council’s web site, an official business

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