Pope Francis' historic visit to Iraq highlights remaining needs in areas liberated from ISIL The historic visit of His Holiness Pope Francis to Iraq is testament to the strength of the Iraqi people in rebuilding their lives post ISIL, but also highlights the urgent, basic remaining needs of 1.2 million Iraqis still displaced from the […]
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From Al Jazeera. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Pope Francis is the first head of the Roman Catholic Church to travel to Iraq. Can this visit appease the concerns of Iraq's Christians?
By Hassan Ali Ahmed for Al Monitor. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Pope Francis, Iraq's Ayatollah Sistani call for unity in historic meeting For the first time in history, the pope has visited the Shiite holy city of Najaf and […]
By John Lee. Pope Francis was welcomed to Iraq on Friday by President Barham Salih and Prime Minister Mustafa al-Kadhimi. Describing Iraq as the "cradle of civilisation", the Pope said Iraq's diversity was a "precious resource on which to draw, not an obstacle to eliminate". He appealed for peace, and said: "May room be made […]
By Ali Mamouri for Al-Monitor. Any opinions expressed are those of the author(s), and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Pope heads for Iraq in historic first For the first time in history, the head of the Catholic Church and sovereign of the Vatican City State, Pope Francis, will visit Iraq, […]
By Al Monitor staff. Any opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of Iraq Business News. Pope's schedule in Iraq reveals two missions In the first-ever papal visit to the country, Pope Francis plans to highlight the plight of Iraq's dwindling Christian population and promote interfaith dialogue. […]
Pope Francis was presented with the keys to a brand-new Lamborghini Huracan on Wednesday by officials from the luxury car maker. The special edition car, however, will be auctioned off by Sotheby's in London and the proceeds given to four charities in Pope Francis' name. Pope Francis blessed the car and signed the hood after […]