Visit of King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa to the Holy Father


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.

Likewise, in commemoration of the pastoral visit of the Supreme Pontiff to the Kingdom of Bahrain in November 2022, a Museum was inaugurated on October 10, 2023, in the Church of the Sacred Heart, Manama, that exhibits objects and images of the visit. This Museum was blessed by His Excellency Mons. Aldo Berardi, Apostolic Vicar of Northern Arabia and in the presence of His Excellency Archbishop Eugene Martin Nugent, Apostolic Nuncio to Kuwait, Bahrain and Qatar .