Pope calls for vaccines to be shared with poorest nations

Pope calls for vaccines to be shared with poorest nations

  • Pope Francis said the vaccines are essential tools in the fight against the virus
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Special Nashwan Hanna gives a sermon at Mar Elia Chaldean Catholic Church in the Christian-majority neighborhood of Ankawa, Erbil. (Kareem Botane) photos

Pope Francis’ visit brings Iraqi Kurdistan’s safe-haven status into sharp focus

By Kareem Botane - Meethak Al-Khatib and Robert Edwards ·

Special Iraqi Christians of Qaraqosh attend the first Palm Sunday service at the heavily damaged Church of the Immaculate Conception on April 9, 2017, since Iraqi forces recaptured it from Daesh. (AFP/File Photo)

Christians of Iraq’s Qaraqosh count on Pope Francis’ visit for moral support

By Mahamad Ameen Abdul Al-Jawad - Meethak Al-Khatib - Robert Edwards ·