Pope Francis in Iraq: Bergoglio leaves the country after the historic visit

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Pope Francis in Iraq: Bergoglio’s departure after the historic visit

Pope francesco he left Iraq this morning, thus concluding the historic visit of the first Pontiff to the country. Bergoglio went to Baghdad, Mosul, where he prayed in the rubble of the war, and to the church of Qaraqosh devastated by Isis. Pope Francis also celebrated a mass in front of ten thousand people in the Erbil stadium. “Iraq will always remain with me “, in my heart “, he said at the end of the function. The Pontiff asked everyone to” work together in unity for a future of peace and prosperity that leaves no one behind and does not discriminate against anyone “.

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