St. Joseph’s Cathedral, mother church of the Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Arabia, decorated for its 50th parish anniversary, March 19.
– CNA/courtesy of St. Joseph’s Cathedral Abu Dhabi
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates — The Vicariate Apostolic of Southern Arabia, which serves the more than 2 million Catholics in the United Arab Emirates, Oman and Yemen, last week celebrated the 50th anniversary of its cathedral parish.
On March 19, Bishop Paul Hinder, apostolic vicar of Southern Arabia, said a Mass of thanksgiving to mark the anniversary of the founding of St. Joseph’s Cathedral, located in Abu Dhabi, capital of the United Arab Emirates. St. Joseph’s is the oldest Catholic church in the emirates.
Bishop Hinder was joined by more than 30 priests and nuns and 5,000-plus lay faithful for the Mass.
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