Pope, Ayatollah Sistani meeting urges Europe, US to counter Islamophobia: IRNA Chief

Tehran, March 6, IRNA – Managing Director of the Islamic Republic News Agency (IRNA) Mohammad Reza Noroozpour wrote in a Twitter message on Saturday that the meeting between Grand Ayatollah Ali Sistani and Pope Francis sends a message to Europe and the US to counter Islamophobia.

Norouzpoor said that the meeting between the leader of Catholics of the world and one of the most important religious sources of imitation of Shia Muslims invites Europe and the US to stand up to the fatal virus of Islamophobia, as the Pope himself has made a visit to Iraq in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic.    

The two religious figures met in Iraq Najaf, Iraq, on Saturday morning.


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