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Baghdad residents are approaching Christmas with an enthusiasm that defies increasingly outdated international perceptions of Iraq as a perpetually war-torn country often at the mercy of armed groups...
The Iraqi government has approved an amendment to the national holiday law, making Christmas a statutory holiday. The follows an appeal made before Christmas by His Beatitude Card Louis Raphael Sako...
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The Iraqi government has officially declared December 25 a public holiday to mark “the birth of Lord Jesus Christ”. All citizens of the majority Muslim nation will now mark the date as a national...
From 24-28 December, the Vatican Secretary of State is visiting Iraq, viewed as a “very welcome visit” by the auxiliary bishop of Baghdad. Cardinal Pietro Parolin, the Vatican Secretary of State,...