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Ali al-Sistani

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Who is Grand Ayatollah Ali Al Sistani?

 

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Pope Francis meets Iraq’s Shia leader al-Sistani

 

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Iraq’s Ali al-Sistani meets Pope Francis

 

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Pope Francis Meets Top Iraq Shiite Cleric Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani in Historic Meeting

 

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Pope Francis meets with senior Iraqi Shia cleric Grand Ayatollah Ali al Sistani

Al-Sayyid Ali al-Husseini al-Sistani, or Sayyed Ali Hosseini Sistani, commonly known as Ayatollah Sistani in the Western world, is an Iranian Shia marja in Iraq and the head of many of the hawzahs (seminaries) in Najaf.
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  • Personal 

  • Grand Ayatollah 

  • Baath Party 

  • Role in contemporary Iraq 

  • Shia patronage 

  • Al Jazeera 

  • Saudi cleric 

  • Nobel Peace Prize nomination 

  • Guardianship of Islamic Jurists (Wilayat al-Faqih) 

  • Internet 

  • Cyber attacks 

  • Public appearances