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Pope Francis greets the crowd in Bahrain's national soccer stadium before offering Mass on Nov. 6, 2022. | Vatican Media

Catholics Travel from Saudi Arabia to Attend Pope Francis’ Stadium Mass in Bahrain

Nov 5, 2022

About 30,000 people crowded into a soccer stadium on Saturday morning to attend the first public papal Mass in the Kingdom of Bahrain, a Muslim-majority island country in the Persian Gulf.