“Pope, top Iraq Shiite cleric hold historic, peaceful coexistence” meeting


PLAINS OF UR, Iraq (March 6, 2021) — Pope Francis and Iraq’s top Shiite cleric delivered a powerful message of peaceful coexistence Saturday, urging Muslims in the war-weary Arab nation to embrace Iraq’s long-beleaguered Christian minority during a historic meeting in the holy city of Najaf. Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani…