Did you hear the one about the Pope and the Ayatollah…?
(7 minute read) A roadmap for dialogue between religions with a relevance beyond the Middle East may be the lasting legacy of Pope Francis’ visit to Iraq, writes Ronnie Convery.
Paradise Lost: The world’s debt to Iraq
(10 minute read) Iraq is central to world civilisation and to the Bible and speaks to us of great journeys, exile, suffering and salvation. As he looks forward to Pope Francis’ visit to this country in March, Dr Emil Anton spares a thought for the many who have had to flee from it in modern times.