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Rivlin sends Easter greetings to Pope Francis on Good Friday

The president wished the Pope and Christians around the world his greetings for the holy days of Easter.

Middle East coexistence: A tale of two papal visits - opinion

The UAE embraced the pope's visit to show their seriousness about coexistence. Iraq's reluctance will only impede the nation.

By DAVID MEYERSON
31/03/2021

Voices from the Arab Press: Egypt and Qatar - Looks can be deceiving

A weekly selection of opinions and analyses from the Arab media around the world

By THE MEDIA LINE
11/03/2021
Pope Francis holds weekly audience at the Vatican, December 2, 2020.

Why the Pope's visit to Iraq is of symbolic importance

The message to Israel coinciding with the historic visit to Iraq brings hope to the region.

A wooden cross is seen at the site where Pope Francis will hold a mass at 'Hosh al-Bieaa', Church Sq

Pope arrives in Mosul to spread renewal, hope and coexistence - watch

Some have wondered why Jews were not included in the welcoming and historic ceremonies.

Pope Francis arrives to board a plane for his visit to Iraq at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport i

Pope Francis sends greetings to Rivlin while over Israel en route to Iraq

The Pope's flight was permitted to pass through Israeli airspace to reach its destination in Iraq.

Pope’s Iraq visit kindles hope among many wanting to see country recover

The Pope was greeted by a lively folk song and dance event and many felt moved seeing images of him meet Sistani.

Pope Francis holds historic meeting with Iraq's top Shi'ite cleric

Francis’s meeting in the holy southern city of Najaf, during a whirlwind and risky tour of Iraq, marked the first time a pope has met with such a senior Shi’ite cleric.

By REUTERS
06/03/2021
Pope Francis arrives to board a plane for his visit to Iraq at Leonardo da Vinci-Fiumicino Airport i

Pope Francis arrives in Baghdad for risky, historic Iraq tour

On Wednesday morning, 10 rockets landed on an airbase that hosts US, coalition and Iraqi forces. Hours after that attack, the pope reaffirmed he would be going to Iraq.

By REUTERS
05/03/2021

Another great flood? Pope Francis says God may reprise the biblical tale

Climate change could spark a flood of literally biblical proportions.

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