The truly historic visit: Pope Francis in Iraq - 3.7.21 - Tweets Review

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The truly historic visit: Pope Francis in Iraq - 3.7.21

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  1.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    of the Day (St Matthew 21:33-43, 45-46)
    “Hear another parable. There was a landowner who planted a vineyard, put a hedge around it, dug a wine press in it, and built a tower...”http://ow.ly/Rrnh50DPMIH 

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  2.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    steps off the papal plane at Baghdad airport, and is greeted by an Iraqi honor guard. http://ow.ly/1m5L50DQY6Z 

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  3.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    gives his first speech on Iraqi soil to authorities, civil servants, and diplomats, and indicates the path toward a genuine recovery of the nation following years of conflict and terrorism.http://ow.ly/F2pK50DR4p0 

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  4.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    greets reporters aboard the papal plane ahead of his arrival in Iraq.http://ow.ly/tNhS50DR4y7 

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  5.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    meets with Iraqi civil authorities at the Presidential Palace in Baghdad, and urges them to find a solid foundation in human fraternity. http://ow.ly/PlvD50DR6fB 

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  6.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    The Muslim Council of Elders issues a statement regarding Pope Francis’ landmark visit to Iraq, calling it a message of solidarity with victims of violence in the region and around the world. http://ow.ly/h7x030rzxua 

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  7.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    speaks to the clergy and religious of Iraq in the Cathedral of Our Lady of Salvation in Baghdad, where 48 people were murdered in a terrorist attack in 2010. http://ow.ly/9AJ550DRbsg 

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  8.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    meets with representatives of the three Abrahamic religions at Ur of the Chaldeans in Iraq, and urges Christians, Muslims, and Jews to journey along a path of peace under the stars of the promise God made to Abraham. http://ow.ly/wtmP50DROsv 

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  9.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    of the Day (St Luke 15:1-3, 11-32)
    ‘My son, you are here with me always; everything I have is yours. But now we must celebrate and rejoice, because your brother was dead and has come to life again; he was lost and has been found.’http://ow.ly/hU9S50DPNiY 

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  10.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    Highlights of Pope Francis' meeting with the leaders of Abrahamic religions in Iraq, at the historic site of the birthplace of Abraham in the Plains of Ur. http://ow.ly/Z4G350DRRGO 

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  11.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    Here are a few pictures of Pope Francis' interreligious encounter at Ur of the Chaldeans, on his second day in Iraq. http://ow.ly/zghg50DRRL8 

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  12.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    A group of international NGO and Nobel Peace laureate Nadia Murad take the occasion of Pope Francis' visit to Iraq to appeal for concrete commitments for protecting minority communities. http://ow.ly/mOb650DRYV2 

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  13.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    Pope Francis travels to Erbil on the third day of his Apostolic Journey to Iraq, where he met with the President and the Prime Minister of the autonomous region of Iraqi Kurdistan.  http://ow.ly/4hLV30rzFbY 

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  14.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    On this day in 1936, Hitler openly defies the Treaty of Versailles by ordering his army to reoccupy the Rhineland. Europe's powers do little to stop him. "If the French had marched in, we would have had to withdraw with our tails between our legs," Hitler will later confess.

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  15.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

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  16.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    Meghan and Harry to lift lid on royal split in Oprah interview http://reut.rs/3uYAPl3 

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  17.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    CBS reportedly paid between $7 million and $9 million for Oprah interview with Meghan Markle, Prince Harry http://hill.cm/mquHKkM 

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  18. Pope Holds Historic Meeting With Iraq's Top Shiite Cleric, Preaches Message Of Unity https://thenewsandtimes.blogspot.com/2021/03/pope-holds-historic-meeting-with-iraqs.html 

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  19.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    To be blessed, we do not need to become occasional heroes, but witnesses day after day. Witness is the way to embody the wisdom of Jesus. That is how the world is changed: not by power and might, but by the Beatitudes.

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  20.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    Where does the journey of peace begin? From the decision not to have enemies. Anyone who believes in God, has no enemies to fight. He or she has only one enemy to face, one that stands at the door of the heart and knocks to enter: it is hatred.

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  21.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    I come as a penitent, asking forgiveness from Heaven and our brothers for so much destruction and cruelty; a pilgrim of peace, in the name of Christ, Prince of Peace. How we have prayed, in these years, for peace in ! God always listens. It is up to us to walk His paths.

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  22.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    On this day in 1519, Hernán Cortés arrives in Mexico with 500 troops to crush the Aztec empire. After coming ashore, he supposedly orders his ships scuttled. Cortés believes that by eliminating the expedition's only means of escape, his men will fight harder.

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  23.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    Video shows two NYC pigeons shove a third into oncoming subway train https://trib.al/JW1iYcy 

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  24.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    Sad news of bloody clashes and loss of life reach us from Myanmar. I appeal to the authorities involved that dialogue may prevail over repression, and ask the international community to ensure that the aspirations of the people of Myanmar are not stifled.

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  25.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    St. Petersburg has erected a permanent monument titled "Sad Angel" in memory of all the doctors who lost their lives during the pandemic. The sculptor behind the statue also died from the coronavirus last May
    Credit: Administration of St. Petersburg

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  27.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    Pontiff meets Iraqi Ayatollah: In Iraq, all eyes will be on the historic meeting between Pope Francis and Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, a revered figure in Shiite Islam. Preparations have touched on everything from shoes to seating arrangements. http://apne.ws/0JVVmm4 

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  28.  Michael Novakhov Retweeted

    What's ranked-choice voting? An alternative way to select leaders is getting tested in the New York mayoral election, after Maine used it for the presidential poll last year