REPRESENTATIVE OF HIS EMINENCE
This historic meeting made clear to everyone the importance of Najaf, and the Iraqis should be proud of what they have
representative of His Eminence (may Allah prolong his life) and his office
director His Eminence Sheikh Ali Al-Najafy in a media statement to many
satellite channels and agencies called on the Iraqi people to invest their
historical identity for advancement, construction and reform.
indicated that Iraq is the cradle of religions and civilizations, and it is
part of history-making. It must preserve and defend its identity and build its
meeting made clear to everyone the importance of Najaf, and the Iraqis should
be proud of what they have as the importance of this meeting lies in the
importance of the two personalities who represent the supreme authority in the
Islamic and Christian religions.
On the religious
level, this meeting was to strengthen the religious situation, confronting in
the way of atheism and fighting moral decay.
that the world looks at Iraq due to its historical position and Holy Najaf with
special regard to and Najaf to its spiritual position. The Pope's pilgrimage is
part of this worldview of Iraq.
He added that
Iraq, through the success of this visit, showed that it possesses the
competencies, experiences and great energies through which it can build its
true future, pointing out that if the Iraqis agree on a goal and cooperate to
achieve it, it will undoubtedly be achieved. The success of the Pope’s visit to
Iraq is evidence for this. Therefore, everyone should work and cooperate to
build a strong, independent Iraq and to harness all its capabilities.