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Top Iraqi Catholic says countrys Christians really need a papal visit

Top Iraqi Catholic says country's Christians `really need' a papal visit

Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako, Patriarch of the Chaldean Catholic Church in Iraq, says a visit by Pope Francis would offer badly-needed encouragement and hope.

ROME -- Though reaction to Pope Francis's recent joint declaration with the leader of Al-Azhar, arguably the most important figure in the Sunni Muslim world, received a mixed verdict - from being hailed as historic, to being dismissed as another feel-good statement without teeth - few men have more reason for wanting it to be the former than Cardinal Louis Raphael Sako.

The Patriarch of Iraq's Chaldean Catholic Church, Sako is among those who openly described the Feb. 3-5 papal visit to United Arab Emirates, the first ever to the Arabian peninsula, as "historic" and the declaration on "Human Fraternity for world peace and living ...

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