I read this at the Catholic News Agency's website:
After 14 centuries without a place of worship, construction of first Catholic Church in Qatar underway
Church to be dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary
Doha, Apr 2, 2007 / 10:54 am (CNA).- After fourteen centuries without a place of worship, the Catholic Church in Qatar, a majority Muslim country, will soon have its first parish in the capital of Doha, which will be dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary.
I found this interesting for a couple of reasons. In most Muslim nations Christians cannot openly worship let alone build a church for that purpose. The other thing is that this church is dedicated to Our Lady of the Rosary. Our Lady of the Rosary is a feast that used to be called Our Lady of Victory. The feast was put into the Church calendar as a recognition of the many rosaries prayed to obtain the Christian victory over the Muslim navy at Lepanto.
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