Pope Francis’ recent visit to Iraq brought the world to a standstill, for Christians and non-Christians alike, a missionary Cleric ministering in Uganda has said.
Pope Francis on Sunday expressed joy at the vitality of the Church in Iraq despite years of fierce persecution.
Pope Francis on Saturday appealed for harmony among the followers of the world’s major monotheistic religions at an interreligious meeting in the Plain of Ur, southern Iraq.
Pope Francis on Saturday made a landmark visit to the home of Iraq’s top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.
In his first speech in Iraq, Pope Francis called for an end to violence and extremism so that ordinary Iraqis can live, work, and pray in peace.
On the eve of his departure for a three-day trip to Iraq, Pope Francis visited a Rome basilica to ask for the Virgin Mary's intercession and protection on his travels.
In a week’s time Pope Francis is expected to make history by becoming the first pope to travel to Iraq. Here is where he will be going -- and why.
Pope Francis has appointed Msgr. Michael Francis Crotty who has been serving as the First Counsellor of the Apostolic Nunciature in Spain since 2017, to be his representative in the West African nation of Burkina Faso.
Christian communities in the Middle East are likely to suffer renewed persecution in any instability following recent U.S. airstrikes, experts have warned.
Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako has appealed for financial and spiritual aid for Christians in the Middle East, especially in Iraq.
Pope Francis prayed Wednesday for Iraq, where 18 more people were killed and hundreds wounded Oct. 29 during political protests in Karbala.