King Mohammed offered a warm welcome to Pope Francis upon his arrival in Morocco on Saturday. He delivered a speech in which he emphasized the role Morocco has played in promoting the values of peace, coexistence and mutual respect between all human beings regardless of their religious persuasions.

King Mohammed VI Receives Pope Francis
Pope Francis (2nd-L) is received by Morocco's King Mohammed VI (2nd-R), his son Crown Prince Moulay Hassan (R), and brother Moulay Rachid (L), upon his arrival in the capital Rabat on March 30, 2019. (Photo by FADEL SENNA / POOL / AFP)