The Vatican has sought to make a papal trip to Iraq, the traditional home of Abraham and now a shrinking Christian minority, since 2000. Pope Francis ended his first day there with religious leaders.
Published: 2021-03-05 04:31 pm
Pope Francis Welcomed With Red Carpet And Military Band On First Ever Trip To Iraq
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The Vatican has sought to make a papal trip to Iraq, the traditional home of Abraham and now a shrinking Christian minority, since 2000. Pope Francis ended his first day there with religious leaders.

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