Pope Francis in Iraq: live updates from the pontiff's landmark four-day trip

The head of the Roman Catholic Church will visit Baghdad, Najaf, Nasiriyah, Ur, Erbil, Mosul and Qaraqosh

Pope Francis left Iraq by plane on Monday morning after a triumphant first papal visit to the country.

The Pope's busy four-day trip saw him visit Baghdad, Najaf, Ur, Nassiriya, Mosul, Erbil, and Qaraqosh.

He met with members of the country's Christian minority, politicians and the country's most senior Shiite cleric, promoting a message of hope and tolerance across the country.

The Pope's remaining itinerary in Iraq

Monday, March 8 Farewell ceremony at Baghdad's airport

Updated: March 8, 2021 11:05 AM

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