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Momen Paus Fransiskus Kunjungi Ulama Syiah di Irak

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Selasa, 09 Mar 2021 14:51 WIB

Irak - Paus Fransiskus bertemu dengan Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, salah satu ulama Islam Syiah, di kota suci Najaf dalam rangkaian kunjungannya ke Irak.

A photo released by the Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani Office shows Shiite Muslim leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, left, meeting Pope Francis, 2nd left, along with Christian priests in Najaf, Iraq, Saturday, March 6, 2021. Pope Francis arrived in Iraq on Friday 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 concerns to make his first-ever papal visit. (AP Photo/HO)

Paus Fransiskus membahas keselamatan kelompok minoritas Kristen di Irak dengan seorang ulama Islam Syiah terkemuka, pada hari kedua lawatan bersejarahnya ke negara itu.  

A photo released by the Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani Office shows Shiite Muslim leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, left, meeting Pope Francis, 2nd left, along with Christian priests in Najaf, Iraq, Saturday, March 6, 2021. Pope Francis arrived in Iraq on Friday 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 concerns to make his first-ever papal visit. (AP Photo/HO)

Kantor Ayatollah Agung Ali al-Sistani, pemimpin spiritual jutaan Muslim Syiah, mengatakan pembicaraan tersebut menekankan perdamaian.  

A photo released by the Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani Office shows Shiite Muslim leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, left, meeting Pope Francis, 2nd left, along with Christian priests in Najaf, Iraq, Saturday, March 6, 2021. Pope Francis arrived in Iraq on Friday 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 concerns to make his first-ever papal visit. (AP Photo/HO)

Dalam momen penting dalam sejarah agama modern tersebut, dua tokoh terhormat keagamaan tersebut bertemu di rumah sederhana Sistani di kota kuil Najaf pada Sabtu pagi. Pertemuan ini termasuk dalam agenda hari kedua kunjungan Paus untuk pertama kalinya ke Irak.   

A photo released by the Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani Office shows Shiite Muslim leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, left, meeting Pope Francis, 2nd left, along with Christian priests in Najaf, Iraq, Saturday, March 6, 2021. Pope Francis arrived in Iraq on Friday 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 concerns to make his first-ever papal visit. (AP Photo/HO)

Paus berusia 84 tahun itu menyinggung soal gelombang kedua kasus virus Corona, dan kekhawatiran keamanan untuk melakukan perjalanan ke Irak.   

A photo released by the Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani Office shows Shiite Muslim leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, left, meeting Pope Francis, 2nd left, along with Christian priests in Najaf, Iraq, Saturday, March 6, 2021. Pope Francis arrived in Iraq on Friday 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 concerns to make his first-ever papal visit. (AP Photo/HO)

Kunjungan kepausan "yang telah lama ditunggu" ini bermaksud untuk memberikan penghiburan bagi komunitas Kristen kuno di negara itu, dan memperdalam dialognya dengan agama-agama lain.   

A photo released by the Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani Office shows Shiite Muslim leader, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, left, meeting Pope Francis, 2nd left, along with Christian priests in Najaf, Iraq, Saturday, March 6, 2021. Pope Francis arrived in Iraq on Friday 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 concerns to make his first-ever papal visit. (AP Photo/HO)

Dia mendarat di bandara Najaf, di mana poster telah dipasang yang menampilkan pepatah terkenal oleh Sistani, khalifah keempat dan kerabat Nabi Muhammad, yang dimakamkan di kota suci.  

Momen Paus Fransiskus Kunjungi Ulama Syiah di Irak
Momen Paus Fransiskus Kunjungi Ulama Syiah di Irak
Momen Paus Fransiskus Kunjungi Ulama Syiah di Irak
Momen Paus Fransiskus Kunjungi Ulama Syiah di Irak
Momen Paus Fransiskus Kunjungi Ulama Syiah di Irak
Momen Paus Fransiskus Kunjungi Ulama Syiah di Irak