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Pope Francis begins his apostolic visit to Iraq with an address to the authorities, civil society, and diplomatic corps in Baghdad. Read the full text here. more
Highlights of interviews with Stephen Rasche and Archbishop Bashar Warda of Erbil regarding Pope Francis' visit to Iraq this weekend. more
With his visit to Iraq in the middle of a global pandemic, Pope Francis is setting us a valuable example. What will we do with it? more
Highlights of interviews with Bishop Bawai Soro and Msgr. Peter Vaccari on Pope Francis' upcoming visit to Iraq. more
The pope and the ayatollah
Elias D. Mallon, S.A., Ph.D.
March 2, 2021
This Saturday, Pope Francis will meet with Muslim leader Ayatollah al-Sistani in Iraq. Who is he? And why is this meeting so important? more
From March 5 to 8, Pope Francis will travel to Iraq for an historic apostolic journey. Francis Denis looks at the major issues and the potential outcomes. more
Pope Francis begins the season of Lent with Mass for Ash Wednesday in St. Peter's Basilica in the Vatican. Read his homily here. more
Pope Francis' prayer intention for February 2021 is for women who are victims of violence. Reflect on this month's intention and how you can get involved. more
Today we celebrate the first ever International Day of Human Fraternity, an initiative of the United Nations inspired by Pope Francis. more
Read Pope Francis' homily for the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord and the 25th World Day of Consecrated Life. more