Pope Francis receives prominent Emirati Al Suwaidi

Pope Francis meets Jamal Al Suwaidi at the Vatican

ROME 14 April 2017: Pope Francis met Dr. Jamal Sanad Al Suwaidi, Director General of the Emirates Centre for Strategic Studies and Research (ECSSR) at the Vatican.

They emphasised the importance of building bridges of understanding among the different religions, cultures and peoples.

Al Suwaidi praised the role played by Pope Francis in serving world peace.

He presented to him a copy of his book ‘The Mirage’.

By Sheena Amos