Amanpour and Company

Pope Francis' First Ever Visit to Iraq

Clip: 03/05/2021 | 2m 33s | Video has closed captioning.

Pope Francis is making the first visit to Iraq in the history of the papacy. Iraqi Christians have been targets of persecution at the hands of Al Qaeda and ISIS, with thousands having fled the country. Correspondent Ben Wedeman is on the ground in Baghdad, and joins the show with an update on the visit.

Aired: 03/05/21

Rating: NR

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