Sako recounts the details of the Pope’s meeting with Sistani: he spoke in fluent Arabic and complained about politicians
08:43 - 09/03/2021
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The information / Baghdad ..
Cardinal Louis Sacco, head of the Chaldean Church, revealed, on Tuesday, the details of Pope Francis' meeting with the religious authority, Ali al-Sistani, stressing that the latter spoke in fluent Arabic.
In an interview followed by the information, Sako said, "Mr. Ali al-Sistani spoke during the meeting of Pope Francis in fluent Arabic," indicating that "Mr. Sistani took his freedom to speak, while the Pope thanked him for the good reception."
He added, "The Pope told Mr. Sistani that he loves him and appreciates his wisdom and stances," noting that "Mr. Sistani told the Pope that he was disappointed with Iraqi politicians and that he did not receive them."
Sako explained that "the Pope dealt with and agreed to everything that Sayed Ali al-Sistani had put forward," noting that "the meeting between the two sides was intimate between two spiritual poles." End / 25