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The Apostolic Nuncio to Great Britain has written to Archbishop of Glasgow Philip Tartaglia conveying Pope Francis’ appeal for local bishops to support Christians being persecuted in Iraq as the...
In a declaration issued today, August 12, the Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue called for “a clear and courageous stance on the part of religious leaders, especially Muslims, as well as...
Iraqi Christians driven from their homes by Islamic State fighters are beginning to die in crowded camps, witnesses have claimed. Sahar Mansour, 40, who lectured in chemistry at the University of...
Iraqis fleeing persecution are to receive emergency help of nearly £80,000 (US$130,000) after a Catholic charity for suffering Christians announced an aid package amid desperate calls for help. In...
The memory of that brutal June evening in his home near Mosul, Iraq, brought 48-year-old Joseph, now a refugee in Lebanon, to tears. "These people know no limits of humanity, decency, or respect for...
Patriarch Louis Raphaël I Sako, the head of the Chaldean Catholic Church, an Eastern Catholic church in full communion with the Holy See, issued an update on the situation of the Church in Iraq on...
The Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples, Cardinal Fernando Filoni, says he is going to Iraq to express Pope Francis’ closeness with the beleaguered Christians fleeing...
Egypt’s Coptic Pope Tawadros and leaders of other Egyptian Christian churches have urged Egypt’s president Abdel Fattah El-Sisi to continue to support the restoration of churches damaged in anti-...
Maronite Patriarch Beshara Rai called Sunday, August 10, for solidarity with the Christians of Iraq and asked the international community to intervene to put a stop to the persecution of Christians...
“The Holy Father would probably have liked to be there with those poor people,” Cardinal Fernando Filoni told the Vatican Television Center. The Prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelisation of...
Iraq's Independent High Human Rights Commission on Saturday (August 9) said the so-called "Islamic State of Iraq and the Syria" (ISIS) has kidnapped 150 Iraqi Yazidi families, mostly women and...
“They did not accept [the offer from Islamic State militants] to convert to Islam – this would have saved their lives immediately – so, they are giving us great testimony of faith.” These were just...
ISIS persecution of Christians in Iraq amounts to genocide, religious leader are claiming as the terror group captured Iraq’s largest Christian city and forced tens of thousands to flee for their...
One of the biblical readings at the Sunday Mass at Our Mother of Perpetual Help Syriac Catholic Church here contained a passage from Ephesians, complete with the warning "do not leave room for the...
“Hatred is not to be carried in the name of God! War is not to be waged in the name of God!" This was Francis’ desperate call at the Sunday Angelus, just a few days before he is due to embark on his...
A priest hailing from what used to be Iraq’s largest Christian city has lamented the exodus of over 100,000 Christians from the city, many of whom are fleeing on foot with no food, money or water. “...
Chaldean Patriarch of Baghdad Raphael Louis I Sako has confirmed that there are more than 100,000 Christians displaced inside Iraq today, stressing that the French invitation to receive Christians...
Pope Francis' appointment Friday, August 8, of a special envoy to Iraq demonstrates his desire that diplomacy have an impact for the persecuted minorities, particularly Christians, suffering as a...
They arrived bristling with heavy weapons and waving black flags from about a dozen Humvees, seized from the Iraqi army and supplied originally by the United States. When the terrified residents...
ISIS' persecution of Iraqi Christians, which has already forced tens of thousands of men, women and children to flee for their lives, is fast becoming a genocide, religious leaders have warned....