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Middle East Papal Trip

Pope appeals to Bahrain to strengthen human rights

Pope Francis began a four-day visit to Bahrain yesterday by appealing to the country to strengthen its commitment to human rights through the abolition of the death penalty and ending religious discrimination. Source: NCR Online.

Middle East

Papal trip to highlight importance of dialogue

Pope Francis is set to make a four-day visit to Bahrain this week – a journey that will make him the first pope to visit the Arab kingdom in the Persian Gulf. Source: Crux.