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The Pontifical Council for Interreligious Dialogue has issued a statement deploring the upsurge in violence in Iraq, calling on religious leaders, those involved in interfaith dialogue and on all men...
This is the story of the mass exodus from the Plain of Nineveh. Aleteia managed to to contact Father Paul, a priest from Karemlesh, an ancient Assyrian village of about 8,000 inhabitants southeast of...
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Several internet sites are reporting that Pope Francis has endorsed the US bombing campaign in Iraq. Those reports are inaccurate. Some leading Church officials—not including the Pope—have spoken in...
“I place before you the tears, the suffering and the heartfelt cries of despair of Christians and other religious minorities of the beloved land of Iraq.” Just before Francis left for Korea and after...
The Holy See’s Permanent Observer to the United Nations in Geneva, Archbishop Silvano Tomasi, says Pope Francis’s appeal to the United Nations to intervene in Iraq shows the Holy Father feels the...
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Two of the leading voices in the Muslim world denounced the persecution of Christians in Iraq, at the hands of extremists proclaiming a caliphate under the name Islamic State. The most explicit...
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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...