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Mar 8, 2021 - 08:10 am .- Pope Francis on Monday confirmed that he planned to visit Hungary for the closing Mass of the International Eucharistic Congress, which will take place Sept. 12 in Budapest’s Heroes’ Square.
Mar 8, 2021 - 07:35 am .- Pope Francis said Monday that the sight of the destroyed churches and ruins in Mosul and the Nineveh Plains in northern Iraq left him speechless.
Mar 8, 2021 - 07:02 am .- On his flight to Rome from Baghdad on Monday, Pope Francis said that Iraq’s top Shiite cleric is a “humble and wise man,” and their March 6 meeting had a “universal message” about the importance of fraternity.
Mar 8, 2021 - 06:05 am .- During his trip to Iraq, Pope Francis returned a historic Aramaic prayer manuscript which was restored after the Islamic State desecrated the Catholic church where it was once held.
Mar 7, 2021 - 11:00 am .- Pope Francis met Sunday with a father who lost his wife and two children in a shipwreck as Syrian war refugees.
Mar 7, 2021 - 09:00 am .- Here is the full text of Pope Francis’ homily, delivered March 7, 2021, in the Franso Hariri Stadium in Erbil, Iraq.
Mar 7, 2021 - 08:50 am .- Pope Francis on Sunday expressed joy at the vitality of the Church in Iraq despite years of fierce persecution.
Mar 7, 2021 - 04:30 am .- Here is the full prepared text of Pope Francis’ Angelus address, delivered March 7, 2021, in Bakhdida (Qaraqosh), Iraq.
Mar 7, 2021 - 02:20 am .- Here is the full text of Pope Francis’ prayer of suffrage for the victims of the war, delivered March 7, 2021, at Hosh al-Bieaa (Church square) in Mosul, Iraq.
Mar 7, 2021 - 02:15 am .- Pope Francis prayed on Sunday for the victims of war in the rubble-strewn city of Mosul, where the Islamic State declared its caliphate in 2014.
Mar 6, 2021 - 02:10 pm .- Iraq’s prime minister on Saturday declared March 6 a National Day of Tolerance and Coexistence in honor of Pope Francis’ landmark meeting with the country’s top Shiite cleric. 
Mar 6, 2021 - 09:25 am .- Here is the full prepared text of Pope Francis’ homily, delivered March 6, 2021, at a Mass in the Chaldean Cathedral of St. Joseph in Baghdad, Iraq.
Mar 6, 2021 - 03:25 am .- Here is the full prepared text of Pope Francis’ address at an interreligious meeting, delivered March 6, 2021, in the Plain of Ur, Iraq.
Mar 6, 2021 - 03:15 am .- 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.
Mar 6, 2021 - 01:40 am .- Pope Francis on Saturday made a landmark visit to the home of Iraq’s top Shiite cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani.
Mar 5, 2021 - 08:30 am .- Here is the full text of Pope Francis’ address to bishops, priests, religious, consecrated persons, seminarians, and catechists, delivered March 5, 2021, at the Syriac Catholic Cathedral of Our Lady of Salvation in Baghdad.
Mar 5, 2021 - 08:17 am .- Pope Francis met with Iraqi Catholic leaders in Baghdad on Friday, in a cathedral where 48 people were martyred during a 2010 terrorist attack.
Mar 5, 2021 - 07:00 am .- Here is the full prepared text of Pope Francis’ address to the Iraqi authorities, civil society, and the diplomatic corps, delivered March 5, 2021, at the Presidential Palace in Baghdad.
Mar 5, 2021 - 06:48 am .- 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.
Mar 5, 2021 - 03:40 am .- Pope Francis met with Iraqi refugees in Rome early Friday before his flight to Baghdad.