Watch live: the final stages of Pope Francis’ Abu Dhabi mass

The pontiff’s three day visit to the UAE is coming to an end soon

Watch live: the final stages of Pope Francis’ Abu Dhabi mass

It’s already been a visit that has made history. Pope Francis’ three-day trip to Abu Dhabi is coming to an end, but you can still watch the mass.

The Argentinian is the first pontiff to visit the Arabian Gulf, after touching down in the UAE on Sunday February 3.
Since being in Abu Dhabi, the head of the Catholic church has met with The Crown Price of Abu Dhabi HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan at the

Presidential Palace and the Muslim Council of Elders at Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque.

There was also a ceremony at The Founder’s Memorial with other religious leaders from the Muslim, Christian, Jewish, Sikh and Buddhist faiths.

This morning (Tuesday Feburary 5) he is holding a Papal mass at Zayed Sports City in front of 135,000 people.

You can watch the live stream below.

The Pope’s trip is part of the UAE’s Year of Tolerance which HH Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, the UAE’s Miniter of Tolerance is hoping will help chart a path towards world peace.

After the mass and a farewell ceremony he will board a flight back to Rome, Italy.

Roads will be closed around Zayed Sports City until 6pm, so anyone driving in the capital should check out the details here.

Private sector employees going to the mass, and all school children in Abu Dhabi all got a holiday to mark the occasion.

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