Pope Benedict Will Not Visit Tehran

“Pope Benedict will not visit Tehran” Vatican spokesman said . “He receives a lot of invitations from all over the world but at the being time he doens’t have any plan to visit Tehran . He is considering a trip to Middle East region in the coming September but he will only visit Lebanon. ” He added .

Recently Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad invited Pope Benedict to visit Tehran . “If the pope decides to come, we will welcome him in an excellent way, and, as far as the government is concerned, we will welcome him with enthusiasm,” Ali Akbar Naseri  said .

The Vatican has criticised Ahmadinejad for calling for Israel to be wiped off the map.

The pontiff has repeatedly encouraged dialogue to resolve differences over Iran’s disputed nuclear program, which the West says is aimed at making nuclear bombs. Tehran denies this.


He is learning History in Tehran university one of the most reputed universities in Tehran . Beside this , He has worked in Mash’had Times from 2006 until 2009 . He joined the team in middle 2010 . Phone number: +989356891256 , Email address: Ahmad (at) KabirNews.com

Leave a Comment