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Pope to meet top Shia leader in Iraq

Thursday, February 11th, 2021
Pope to meet top Shia leader

Pope Francis will meet the Shia leader Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani during the first-ever Papal visit to Iraq. The meeting between Francis, the global leader of the Catholic Church, and al-Sistani, the highest religious authority of Iraqi Shi’ism, is due to take place in the city of Najaf. The pope will also visit the cities Read more