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Artists played a prominent role in Pope Francis’s historic visit to Iraq last month, presenting multiple works—including plaster sculptures, restored statues and crosses made from burned wood—as testaments to the trauma citizens endured under Islamic State

Important call yesterday with Chaldean Patriarch Sako about Pope Francis’s miraculous visit to Iraq. We shared the hope that the @Pontifex  visit will return #Iraq  to a place of dignity, pluralism, & peace. As the Pope said, “We are all brothers” @chaldean_people  @IraqiEmbassyUSA 

Pope Francis prays for war victims at 'Hosh al-Bieaa', Church Square, in Mosul's old city, Iraq. More top photos from the month of March: 📷 @y_nardi 

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Despite worries of the Covid pandemic and the threat of a terrorist attack, last month Pope Francis became the first pontiff to visit Iraq. @ColmFlynn1  travelled with @Pontifex  and takes us behind the scenes of the historic papal trip

Inspired and reassured by Pope Francis' recent visit to Iraq, Christians in the city of Basra try to rebuild their community after years of devastation

Pope Francis speaks to French President Emmanuel Macron by phone, discussing his recent visit to Iraq and the challenges of a post-Covid world.

Two weeks after Pope Francis' historic visit with Ayatollah Al-Sistani in Iraq, Cardinal Wilton Gregory and Imam Sayyid M. B. Kashmiri discuss the implications of that visit.

Pope Francis has long stressed the importance of interfaith dialogue between Christians and Muslims, @VictorGaetan  writes. But his visit to Iraq was meant to represent something more.

#Opinion| #Iraq ’s Message to Pope: State Legitimacy Alone Defends Minorities

#Opinion| #Iraq ’s Message to Pope: State Legitimacy Alone Defends Minorities

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Pope Francis is due to hold an inter-religious prayer service at the ancient Mesopotamian site of Ur when he visits Iraq next week, an event local archaeologists hope will draw renewed attention to the site

We extend sincere congratulations to the people of Iraq on the historic visit of His Holiness Pope Francis. We greatly admire His Holiness’ efforts to strengthen unity and friendship, and it is our hope that this will mark a new era of peace and prosperity for the people of Iraq.

Pope Francis held a historic meeting with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, Iraq’s top Shi’ite cleric. In Ur, the birthplace of the prophet Abraham, the pope condemned violence in the name of God as ‘the greatest blasphemy’

LATEST: Pope Francis met Saturday with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, one of the most senior clerics in Shiite Islam, in Iraq's holy city of Najaf to deliver a joint message of peaceful coexistence, @AP  reports

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Pope Francis starts a historic trip to war-battered Iraq today, defying security fears and the pandemic to comfort one of the world's oldest and most persecuted Christian communities. The 84-year-old says he is making the first-ever papal visit to Iraq as a "pilgrim of peace"

BREAKING: Pope Francis meets Iraq's top Shiite cleric, Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, in historic encounter to encourage coexistence. .

#UPDATES  Iraq's Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani, the top religious authority for most Shiite Muslims, hosts the head of the world's Catholics, Pope Francis, in the shrine city of Najaf Sistani almost never holds meetings but made an exception for Francis

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