Vatican, United Arab Emirates form diplomatic ties

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May 31, 2007 15:49

 
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The Holy See and the United Arab Emirates, a mainly Muslim country with a large number of Roman Catholic foreign workers, established diplomatic ties Thursday. The Vatican said more than a million Christians - most of them Catholic - are estimated to work in the Emirates and that it is awaiting authorization to build new churches. There are already seven Catholic churches in the country.

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