Pope Francis Makes Historic First Visit To The UAE - Preview

Friday 1st February 2019

His Holiness Pope Francis will visit the UAE from Feb 3rd – 5th, the first ever papal visit to the Gulf region.

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His Holiness Pope Francis will visit the UAE from Feb 3rd – 5th, the first ever papal visit to the Gulf region.

During the three day visit he will attend a major Interfaith Conference where he will meet with senior Muslim leaders and His Highness, Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE Armed Forces, and finish by holding an open air two hour mass which is expected to draw a crowd of 120,000.

Although Pope Francis has visited the Middle East before, this will be the first time he or any pope has visited the gulf region and is landmark moment for interfaith cooperation in the Middle East. The visit resulted following an official invitation from His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi who visited the Vatican in 2016.

The visit will begin with an official reception at Abu Dhabi international airport on the first evening.

On the second day there will an official welcome ceremony at the Presidential Palace where he will meet His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. This will be followed by a visit to the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque where he will meet with the Muslim Council of Elders. Pope Francis will then attend the International Interfaith Meeting on Human Fraternity where he will speak alongside Sheikh Ahmed al-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar, considered one of the most senior Sunni Muslim clerics.

On the final day the Pope will host a two hour mass in Zayed Sports City Stadium, with a crowd of up to a 120,000 people expected.

Shows:

1.       GVs – Modern UAE

-        Dubai & Abu Dhabi skyline

2.       GVs Papal Visit locations

-        Exteriors of Presidential Palace

-        Exteriors & interiors Grand Mosque

3.       Soundbites - Human stories 

-          Excitement for the Mass 

-          Unique stories on how people have travelled thousands of miles

4.       GVs of queues at Churches for tickets

-          Snaking queues at churches for tickets to the Mass

-          GVs of tickets / people’s excitement of getting tickets 

5.       GVs of UAE Peace Gathering in Abu Dhabi

-          Exteriors of crowds gathering in Umm Al Emarat Park

-          Crowds celebrating / banners / signs 

6.       Archive footage 

-          previous meeting between Pope Francis & Sheikh Zayed 

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Pope Francis Makes Historic First Visit To The UAE - Preview

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His Holiness Pope Francis will visit the UAE from Feb 3rd – 5th, the first ever papal visit to the Gulf region.

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2019/02/01

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Dubai & Abu Dhabi, UAE

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