The Pope wants to visit Iraq next year in what would be the first papal trip there

Faka’amu ‘a Tu’i Tapu Falakiko ke ne hā’ele ki ‘Iulaki ‘i he ta’u kaha’u’. ‘Oku ‘ikai tokolahi fēfē ‘a e kau Kalisitiane ‘i he fonua’ hili hono pule’i ‘e he kau Mosilemi’ ‘a e pule’anga’ mo e konga lahi ‘o e fonua’, ka ‘oku hā mai ‘a e fakaakeake ‘ia kinautolu hili hono kapusi e kau sihatisi’. Ka lava ‘eni pea ko e fuofua hā’ele faka-Tu’i Tapu ia ki he fonua’ ni. ‘I he 2000 na’e ‘i ai ‘a e alea ke hā’ele ki ai ‘a Tu’i Tapu Sōane Paulo ki he feitu’u ‘i ‘Iulaki ko ‘Ela (Ur) ‘a ia ‘oku ‘i ai ‘a e tui na’e fanau’i ai ‘a ‘Ēpalahame’ ka ne iku ‘o ‘ikai lava ‘eni.

By JAMES GANT FOR MAILONLINE and REUTERS Pope Francis has said he wants to travel to Iraq next year, which would be the first ever papal trip there. The pontiff made the improvised remark in an address to members of a group of charities that help Christians in the Middle East and other areas. He said: ‘A constant thought accompanies me…


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