Sharjah ∙ The new president of the Catholic Church in the Middle East, the Vicariate of Arabia Bishop Paolo Marinelli and the outgoing Vicar Bishop Paul Hinder visited the Ruler of Sharjah, Dr Sultan bin Muhammad Al Qasimi.
The governor of Sharjah spoke about the importance the country attaches to religious harmony and tolerance. The new vicarage was welcomed.
The new Vicariate Bishop Paolo Marinelli thanked the Ruler of Sharjah for all the recognitions and opportunities the church is getting in the country. The bishops arrived in Sharjah as part of the reunification anniversary of the Malankara Catholic Church.