Pope Francis Will Visit Iraq Next March 2021

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The head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State, Pope Francis will visit Iraq in March 2021. A statement from the Vatican said, “This will be Corona’s first visit since November 2019.

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The statement said the pope would visit Baghdad, the city of Erbil, Caracas and the plains of Nineveh in Mosul from March 5 to 6 next year. However, the details of the itinerary are not yet known, but information will be provided in the future and all precautions regarding Corona will be complied with, Vatican authorities said.

 

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has assured all possible cooperation in the run-up to the Pope’s visit. About 1 percent of Iraqis are Christians. However, in the past few years, the rise of ISIS in Iraq and various acts of violence have led to various persecutions of Christians. Before the start of Corona, Pope Francis visited several Muslim-majority countries, including the United Arab Emirates. So the Pope’s visit to Iraq is significant. The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said it was a historic visit.

 

The pope’s visit will send a message of peace in Iraq to the world. Iraqi President Barham Salih met with Pope Francis in January this year. Cooperation has been assured in preserving the historical monuments of Christianity in Iraq. The meeting also discussed ways to ensure the safety of Christians in Iraq. On Monday, President Barham Salih tweeted about the pope’s visit to Iraq: The pope’s message will also play an important role in improving our justice and values. ‚ÄĚPope Francis will visit Iraq in March 2021. A statement from the Vatican said, “This will be Corona’s first visit since November 2019.

The statement said the pope would visit Baghdad, the city of Erbil, the city of Erbil, Caracas and the plains of Nineveh in Mosul from March 5 to 6 next year. However, the details of the itinerary are not yet known, but information will be provided in the future and all precautions regarding Corona will be complied with, Vatican authorities said.

The Iraqi Foreign Ministry has assured all possible cooperation in the run-up to the Pope’s visit. About 1 percent of Iraqis are Christians. However, in the past few years, the rise of ISIS in Iraq and various acts of violence have led to various persecutions of Christians. Before the start of Corona, Pope Francis visited several Muslim-majority countries, including the United Arab Emirates. So the Pope’s visit to Iraq is significant. The Iraqi Foreign Ministry said it was a historic visit. The pope’s visit will send a message of peace in Iraq to the world.

Iraqi President Barham Salih met with Pope Francis in January this year. Cooperation has been assured in preserving the historical monuments of Christianity in Iraq. The meeting also discussed ways to ensure the safety of Christians in Iraq.

On Monday, President Barham Salih tweeted about the pope’s visit to Iraq: The pope’s message will also play an important role in improving our justice and values.

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