General · March 7, 2021 0

Iraq: Pope brings message of peace once held by Islamic State

(STL.News) Pope Francis has visited former Islamic State strongholds on the third day of his historic trip to Iraq.

Christians were among those targeted by IS when they seized the region in 2014, carrying out human rights abuses.

Celebrating Mass at a stadium in Erbil, he said Iraq would remain in his heart.

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