High Security In Baghdad Ahead Of Pope Visit

Iraqi elite security forces were deployed on the streets of Baghdad on Friday, hours before the arrival of Pope Francis for a visit to the country. Counter-terrorist forces set up checkpoints in Baghdad's main streets as a curfew was put in place by the Iraq government.

Pope Francis heads to Iraq to urge the country’s dwindling number of Christians to stay put and help rebuild the country after years of war and persecution, brushing aside the coronavirus pandemic and security...