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Parish leaders opened a new church on Thursday, September 20, in a city that became an icon for the resistance against the Islamic State (IS) in 2014. “Afrin was destroyed, but with the help of God,...
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Under the cover of darkness three years ago, Waed Eishou and his family left their town of Hamdaniya in the Nineveh Plains near Mosul as Islamic State militants were advancing, spreading death and...
On the eve of the start of the new school year, for the second year in a row, Catholic schools and all non-state schools begin classes in a situation of serious crisis, which has been at the center...
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The KAICIID-supported Interreligious Platform for Dialogue and Cooperation in the Arab world has convened in Beirut to set the Action Plan for 2019. The main aim of the platform is to link policy...
With Russian backing, Syrian government forces are poised to attack the last rebel stronghold. For Cardinal Mario Zenari, everything must be done to avoid the worst. Vicar to Aleppo also calls on the...
It's time for a new era in Iraqi politics, one where Iraqis count on each other and not outsiders, says Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako, head of the Chaldean church who was elevated to cardinal by...
Manal Awad Mikhail will lead the province of Damietta, on the Nile delta. Previously she was vice-governor of Giza. Graduated in veterinary medicine, she has received national and international...
Christians in Iraq are dwindling. Chased out, targeted and caught in the middle of rival sectarian conflicts, the minority religious sect is struggling to survive. The country once held over 1.5...
Christians and other Iraqi minorities need "guarantees" to survive and a "common foundation" from which to build based on "citizenship, not religion or doctrine", writes the Chaldean primate, Card...
It was four years ago this month when some 140,000 Christians were facing mass exodus as ISIS militants converged on Iraq's ancient Nineveh Plains. "The program was to eliminate the population and to...
Christians in Iraq have had the opportunity to return home to their towns and villages and lay claim to their land. After years after being forced out of their towns and villages by extremist group...