|Catholic Faithful attending Holy Mass in Doha (All photo Source: Daijiworld News)|
The Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Rosary is a Roman Catholic church in Doha, Qatar, and the first Christian church in Qatar. In a simple function on March 15, 2008, the ₤7.5M saucer-shaped church was opened by Abdullah Bin Hamad Al-Attiyah, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Energy and Industry, by way of cutting a ribbon in the presence of Archbishop Mounged Al Hachem, Ambassador of Vatican to the Gulf; Bishop Paul Hinder, Apostolic Vicariate of Arabia, Archbishop Giuseppe Andrea, former nuncio of Vatican to the region and several Qatari officials.
The church is on the outskirts of Doha, on land donated by Emir Hamad bin Khalifa. The church aims to be discreet, and has no cross, bell, steeple, or signboard. (Source: Wikipedia)
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