A white dove, a symbol of peace, is made to fly in front of Pope Francis as he arrives to a meeting with Iraq’s leading Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in the Iraqi city of Najaf.

A white dove, symbol of peace, is made fly in front of Pope Francis as he arrives to a meeting with Iraq’s leading Shiite cleric, Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Najaf, Iraq, Saturday, March 6, 2021. Pope Francis met Saturday with Grand Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, one of the most senior clerics in Shiite Islam, in Iraq’s holy city of Najaf to deliver a joint message of peaceful coexistence, urging Muslims to embrace Iraq’s long-beleaguered Christian minority. (AP Photo/Vatican Media)