Pope Francis Arrives In Iraq for Historic First Visit

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Published on March 5, 2021 - Duration: 01:06s

Pope Francis Arrives In Iraq for Historic First Visit

Pope Francis has landed in Iraq, marking the first papal visit to the country in history.

Francis’ aim is to urge the country's Christians to help rebuild the country after years of war and persecution.

Report by Chanda.

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