On Tuesday 14th March Prof. Christopher Clohessy represented the PISAI at a conference to mark the tenth year of the pontificate of Pope Francis. The conference, entitled ‘An Openness in Truth and in Love. Pope Francis and Interreligious Dialogue’ was a joint venture of the Pontifical Urbanianum University, the Pontifical Gregorian University, the Pontifical Institute for Arabic and Islamic Studies (PISAI), Seton Hall University and the Dicastery for Interreligious Dialogue, and was sponsored by PISAI, the International Federation of Catholic Universities and the John Paul II Centre for Interreligious Dialogue. Introduced by His Eminence Cardinal Miguel Ayuso Guixot MCCJ, Prefect of the Dicastery for Interreligious Dialogue, and Prof. Leonardo Sileo, Rector of the Pontifical Urbanianum University, the conference was addressed by as number of scholars from across the world on aspects of interreligious dialogue during the papacy of Francis. Prof. Clohessy introduced the topic of the pope’s 2021 visit to Iraq and specifically to the city of Najaf, where he met with the Grand Ayatollah al-Sistani.