Pope blasts ‘childlike’ wars at Bahrain interfaith summit


              Pope Francis leaves the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
            
              Pope Francis leaves the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
            
              Pope Francis holds on to his skull cap during the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence," at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the Nov. 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
            
              Pope Francis holds on to his skull cap during the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence," at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the Nov. 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
            
              From left, Bahrain's Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Pope Francis, Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar attend the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
            
              From left, Bahrain's Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, Pope Francis, Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa and Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar attend the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
            
              Pope Francis and Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, left, arrive for the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Pope Francis and Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, left, arrive for the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Pope Francis, left, talks with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, right, as they attend the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence," at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the Nov. 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
            
              Pope Francis, left, talks with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, right, as they attend the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence," at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the Nov. 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
            
              Pope Francis is greeted by Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, as he arrives for a meeting with the members of the Muslim Council of Elders at the Mosque of Sakhir Royal Palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Pope Francis leaves the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
            
              Pope Francis is greeted by Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, as he arrives for a meeting with the members of the Muslim Council of Elders at the Mosque of Sakhir Royal Palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Pope Francis is greeted by Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, as he arrives for a meeting with the members of the Muslim Council of Elders at the Mosque of Sakhir Royal Palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Pope Francis leaves the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
            
              Pope Francis is greeted by Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, as he arrives for a meeting with the members of the Muslim Council of Elders at the Mosque of Sakhir Royal Palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Pope Francis is greeted by Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, as he arrives for a meeting with the members of the Muslim Council of Elders at the Mosque of Sakhir Royal Palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Pope Francis talks with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa as they attend the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Pope Francis is greeted by Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, as he arrives for a meeting with the members of the Muslim Council of Elders at the Mosque of Sakhir Royal Palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Pope Francis talks with Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa as they attend the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, right, talks with Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, as they wait for the arrival of Pope Francis to attend the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Pope Francis is welcomed by Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, as he arrives to attend the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
            
              Pope Francis is welcomed by Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, as he arrives to attend the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Pope Francis is welcomed by Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, as he arrives to attend the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Two Bahrain Royal Air Force helicopters carry Vatican and a Bahrain flags as Pope Francis arrives for the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Pope Francis and Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, center, listen as Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, right, delivers his speech during the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
            
              Pope Francis delivers his speech as Bahrain's Prince Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa, left, and Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa listen during the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world.(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              Pope Francis, flanked by Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, delivers his speech as they attend the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world.(AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino)
            
              From left, Ahmed El-Tayeb, Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Pope Francis and Bahrain's King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa attend the closing session of the "Bahrain Forum for Dialogue: East and west for Human Coexistence", at the Al-Fida square at the Sakhir Royal palace, Bahrain, Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Pope Francis is making the November 3-6 visit to participate in a government-sponsored conference on East-West dialogue and to minister to Bahrain's tiny Catholic community, part of his effort to pursue dialogue with the Muslim world. (AP Photo/Hussein Malla)
Pope blasts ‘childlike’ wars at Bahrain interfaith summit