How is the football legend who is launching a café in Dubai, connected to a Nobel Peace Prize winner? And where do the Pope and a European president fit in?
May 20, 2009 4:57 by Aarti Nagraj
Pope Benedict XVI
Pope Benedict XVI is the 265th head of the Catholic Church and as such, Sovereign of the Vatican City State.
During his recent trip to the Middle East, he became the first Pope to step inside the Al Aqsa mosque in Jerusalem, considered the third holiest site in Islam. Some Arab Christians believe however, that his visit was overshadowed by the issues important to Jewish and Muslim relations, which alienated the Christian population.
Upon his election as Pope, he was congratulated by many political and spiritual leaders, including…
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