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Addressing the crowds in Saint Peter's Square following the Sunday Angelus, Pope Francis addressed the very serious situation in Israel and Palestine, underscoring his closeness to all those suffering, Palestinians and Israelis. He said he remembers and prays for them every day, and he offers them his "embrace" at "this dark moment."

One year after Pope Francis´ visit to The Kingdom of Bahrain, His Majesty King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa visited the Holy Father at the Apostolic Palace in the Vatican on the afternoon of October 16, 2023; thus showing a further sign of closeness and brotherhood.

On 13 and 14 March 2023, the Apostolic Nunciature celebrated the National Day of the Holy See, on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the election of Pope Francis.

In view of the pastoral care of the Catholic faithful residing in Kuwait, Bahrain, and Qatar, His Holiness Pope Francis has appointed Monsignor Aldo Berardi, OSST, currently Vicar General of the Order of the Holy Trinity for the Redemption of Captives (the trinitarian Order), to succeed the late Bishop Camillo Ballin as the Apostolic Vicar of the...