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Pope Francis and Top Iraq Shiite Cleric Hold Historic Meeting

PLAINS OF UR, Iraq — Pope Francis and Iraq’s top Shiite cleric delivered a powerful message of peaceful coexistence Saturday, urging Muslims in the war-weary Arab nation to embrace Iraq’s long-beleaguered Christian minority during a historic meeting in the holy city of Najaf. Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani said religious authorities…
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March 6, 2021
Pope Francis

Pope Francis’s historic visit to Iraq, in images

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March 6, 2021
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Pope Francis preaches tolerance on visit to Ur in Iraq

/ Middle East Issued on: 06/03/2021 - 10:39 Pope Francis speaks at the House of Abraham in the ancient city of Ur in southern Iraq's Dhi Qar province, on March 6, 2021. AFP - AHMAD AL-RUBAYE Pope Francis condemned violent religious extremism Saturday during an interfaith prayer service at the…
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March 6, 2021
Pope Francis

Pope Francis to meet with top Shiite cleric in Iraq

March 6, 2021 | 2:20am | Updated March 6, 2021 | 2:21am Enlarge Image Francis arrived in Iraq on Friday and met with senior government officials on the first-ever papal visit to the country, aimed at promoting his call for greater fraternity among all peoples. AP NAJAF, Iraq — Pope…
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March 6, 2021