Posts Tagged ‘Pope in Iraq’

“Reckless” Pope committed to dialogue

Thursday, March 11th, 2021
interreligious dialogue

Papal critics have accused Pope Francis of being “reckless” and verging on heresy in his outreach to Muslims. “There are some critics who say the pope is not brave but ‘reckless’, that he’s taking steps against Catholic doctrine. That he’s one step from heresy,” the pope told journalists, March 8, on the plane from Iraq Read more

Vatican ambassador to Iraq has COVID: Concerns mount about pope’s trip

Monday, March 1st, 2021
pope's trip to Iraq

According to infectious disease experts, the pope’s upcoming trip to Iraq is ‘not a good idea’. They have expressed concern about a sharp rise in coronavirus infections and a fragile health system in the country. There is also the unavoidable likelihood that Iraqis will crowd to see him. No one wants to tell Pope Francis Read more